The last T20I encounter of the three-match T20I series played between India and New Zealand was played on February 1 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. In that match, the young opener batter Shubman Gill once again roared with his bat.
Indian skipper Hardik Pandya won the toss and opted to bat first. Gill came to open innings; he played an unbeaten century of 126 runs in just 63 balls at a strike rate of 200.00. With the help of 12 fours and 7 elegant sixes came out of his bat.
After seeing the Gill’s excellent batting performance, everyone became his fan and praised him for his batting skill. But his teammate Virat Kohli, known as the “king” of the cricket and the chase master, became a fan of this young player. Virat Kohli has also praised him, put a picture of himself with Gill on his Instagram status, and wrote, ‘Sitara, the future is here..’
Shubhman Gill performed splendidly in the third T20I cricket and became the highest individual run-getter for men in blue in the shortest format of cricket. Before this, the record of the biggest individual knock was recorded in the name of Virat Kohli. Kohli played an unbeaten century of 122 against Afghanistan in the Asia Cup. Gill has become the country’s first batter to play the biggest innings in T20 cricket.
While chasing the target of 235 runs by the Indian team, the Kiwi team was bundled out for 66 runs in 12.1 overs. Skipper Hardik Pandya bagged 4 wickets. Apart from this, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik, and Shivam Mavi took two wickets, respectively. Hardik Pandya showed outstanding performance throughout the series. As a result, he was honored as the “player of the series.”