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India vs New Zealand (2023 Ahmedabad T20I): Record Breaker Shubman Gill's T20I Century Leads India's Giant Victory

The 23-year-old Indian cricketer Shubman Gill’s dominating batting performance allowed the home team to destroy the Blackcaps in the series decider at Ahmedabad.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 02.02.2023
Record Breaker Shubman Gill T20I Century Leads India to Giant Victory

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Hardik Pandya-led Indian team thrashed the visitors New Zealand in the last game of the three-match T20I series at Narendra Modi Stadium (Ahmedabad) to win the home T20I series by 2-1. The 23-year-old Indian cricketer Shubman Gill’s dominating batting performance allowed the home team to destroy the Blackcaps in the series decider.   

Article Contents

  • Shubman Gill: 126 not out

o   Youngest Indian T20I century

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o   4th youngest T20I century among ICC Full Members

o   Highest T20I score vs New Zealand

o   4th T20I century vs New Zealand

o   Highest T20I score at home

o   Highest T20I score by an Indian

o   7th Indian cricketer with a T20I century

  • India: 234/4

o   Highest T20I total for hosts vs New Zealand

o   3rd highest T20I total vs New Zealand

o   Hosts India’s 4th highest T20I total

o   India’s 5th highest T20I total

  • New Zealand: 66 all out (12.1 overs)

o   Lowest T20I total vs India

o   Lowest T20I total in India

o   New Zealand’s fastest T20I all out

o   Fastest T20I all-out vs India

o   New Zealand’s 3rd lowest T20I total

  • India: won by 168 runs

o   India’s largest T20I win

o   New Zealand’s largest T20I defeat

o   2nd largest T20I win for an ICC Full Member

o   Hosts 2nd largest T20I win

o   8th largest T20I victory


India vs New Zealand: 2023 Ahmedabad T20I


Shubman Gill: 126* in 63 balls

After winning the toss, the Indian captain chose to bat first. The opener Shubman Gill smashed a 54-ball century to guide the hosts to the mammoth first innings total. The right-handed batter scored 126 not out off 63 balls with the help of 12 fours and seven sixes.


(Youngest Indian to score a T20I century)

  • At the age of 23 years and 146 days old, Shubman Gill became the youngest Indian to score a T20I century. Suresh Raina was previously holding this record as his only T20I century was recorded at the age of 23 years and 156 days old (101 vs South Africa at Gros Islet on 2nd May 2010).

Shubman Gill - Youngest ODI Double-Centurion

(4th youngest among ICC Full Members to score a T20I century)

  • The 23 years and 146 days old Gill was also the fourth youngest batter among the ICC Full Members to record a T20I century. 



(Highest T20I score vs New Zealand)

  • It is the highest T20I knock against New Zealand. The previous record was 117 not out by South African cricketer Richard Levi at Hamilton on 19th February 2012. 

(4th T20I century vs New Zealand)

  • Second Indian and fourth overall batter to score a T20I century against New Zealand. After South African cricketer Richard Levi (117* at Hamilton on 19th February 2012), English cricketer Dawid Malan (103* at Napier on 8th November 2019) and Indian cricketer Suryakumar Yadav (111* at Mount Maunganui on 20th November 2022) also recorded one T20I century each against Blackcaps.

(Highest individual T20I score at home)

  • It is the highest individual T20I score at the home venue. The previous record was 125* by the Caribbean cricketer Evin Lewis against India at Kingston on 9th July 2017.

(Highest individual T20I score by an Indian)

  • It is the highest individual T20I score by an Indian cricketer. Virat Kohli was the previous record holder with 122* against Afghanistan at Dubai (DSC) on 8th September 2022.

(7th Indian to smash T20I century)

  • Gill became the seventh Indian cricketer to hit at least one T20I century. The other names in this list are Rohit Sharma (4 T20I 100s), Suryakumar Yadav (3 T20I 100s), KL Rahul (2 T20I 100s), Suresh Raina (1 T20I 100), Deepak Hooda (1 T20I 100) and Virat Kohli (1 T20I 100).

 

India: 234/4 (20 overs)

Apart from the opener Gill’s 126 not out, Rahul Tripathi (44 off 22 balls), Suryakumar Yadav (24 off 13 balls) and the skipper Hardik Pandya (30 off 17 balls) also played crucial roles for the Indian team to set the first batting total of 234/4 (20 overs).


(Highest T20I total for hosts vs New Zealand)

  • It was the highest T20I total for any home team against New Zealand. India were also the previous record holder in this list with 202/3 (20 overs) at Delhi on 1st November 2017.

(3rd highest T20I total vs New Zealand)

  • In the meantime, it was the third-highest T20I total for any team against New Zealand. The top two totals in this list are 245/5 by Australia (at Auckland on 16th February 2018) and 241/3 by England (at Napier on 8th November 2019).

(India’s 4th highest T20I total at home)

  • In India, it was the fourth-highest T20I total for the Men in Blues.

(5th highest T20I total for India)

  • It was the fifth-highest T20I total for the Indian national cricket team.

 

New Zealand: 66 all out (12.1 overs)

In reply, the visitors New Zealand were bundled out for only 66 runs (12.1 overs). Apart from Daryl Mitchell (35) and the skipper Mitchell Santner (13), all other Kiwi players failed to manage double-digit scores.

(Lowest T20I total vs India)

  • It was the lowest completed T20I total against India. The previous lowest record was 70 (12.3 overs) by Ireland at Dublin (Malahide) on 29th June 2018.

(Lowest T20I total in India)

  • It was the lowest completed T20I total in India. The previous lowest record was 70 (15.4 overs) for Bangladesh against New Zealand at Eden Gardens on 26th March 2016.

(New Zealand’s fastest T20I all-out)

  • It was New Zealand’s fastest complete batting collapse in T20I history. Their previous fastest T20I all-out took 14.5 overs (107 vs South Africa at Auckland on 17th February 2017).

(Fastest T20I all-out vs India)

  • Also, it was the fastest T20I all-out for any team against the Indian cricket team. The previous record holders were Ireland, who took 12.3 overs (70 all out) during the 2018 Malahide T20I.

(3rd lowest T20I total for New Zealand)

  • It was New Zealand’s third-lowest completed T20I total. The top two in this list are 60 (15.3 overs) vs Sri Lanka (at Chattogram on 31st March 2014) and 60 (16.5 overs) vs Bangladesh (at Mirpur on 1st September 2021).

 

India: won by 168 runs

In the series decider, the hosts India won the Ahmedabad T20I by 168 runs.

(India’s largest T20I win)

  • It was India’s largest T20I victory (by runs). Their previous record was winning by 143 runs vs Ireland at Dublin (Malahide) on 29th June 2018.

(New Zealand’s largest T20I defeat)

  • Also, it was New Zealand’s largest T20I defeat (by runs) against any team. It was the only second time when the Blackcaps suffered a T20I defeat by 100 or more runs as Pakistan beat them by 103 runs at Christchurch on 30th December 2010.

(2nd largest T20I win for an ICC Full Member team)

  • It was the second largest T20I win (by runs) among the ICC Full Members. Sri Lanka still hold the largest victory record in this list by 172 runs against Kenya at Johannesburg on 14th September 2007.

(2nd largest T20I win for a host)

  • According to overall T20I records, it was the second-largest T20I victory (by runs) for the hosts. Romania are holding the top record on this list by winning 173 runs against Turkey at Ilfov County on 29th August 2019.

(8th largest T20I victory)   

  • It was the eighth largest T20I winning result (by runs) for a team.

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