Shubman Gill to overtake Babar Azam to become No. 1 in ODIs

By Sidhant Maheshwari
Published on | Sep 23, 2023

Gill currently behind Babar

Shubman Gill currently No. 2 ODI batter in world with 814 rating points, only behind Babar Azam’s 857

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Babar within his sights!

At the start of India-Australia series, Shubman Gill needed 200 runs to overtake the Pakistani captain

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The ‘Prince’ is getting there

Gill scored a fluent 74 runs off 63 balls in the 1st ODI against the Aussies, an innings laced with 6 fours and 2 sixes

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A phenomenal year for Gill

The 24-year-old has already amassed 1126 runs in ODIs this year, averaging over 70 with SR of 105. Babar Azam has scored 745 runs in comparison

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Top run-getter in Asia Cup

Gill was also the highest run-scorer in the Asia Cup, having garnered 302 runs in 6 matches

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Sachin’s record not far away

Shubman Gill has 2 ODIs vs AUS, the World Cup and 3 ODIs vs South Africa to beat Sachin Tendulkar’s record for most ODI runs in calendar year - 1894

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