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Shubman Gill Joint Record Holder of Most Runs in a 3-Match ODI Series

During the recently concluded three-match home ODI series against New Zealand, Indian cricketer Shubman Gill equalled the record of scoring the most runs in a three-match bilateral ODI series.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 25.01.2023
Shubman Gill Joint Record Holder of Most Runs in a 3-Match ODI Series

During the recently concluded three-match home ODI series against New Zealand, while India dominated with a 3-0 series win, the Player of the Series Shubman Gill equalled the record of scoring the most runs in a three-match bilateral ODI series.


Shubman Gill: Scored 360 runs in 3 innings


The 23-year-old Indian right-handed opening batter Shubman Gill scored 360 runs in three matches in the recently concluded India vs New Zealand ODI series. After scoring his first ODI double-century in the series opener at Hyderabad (208), Gill scored 40 not out at Raipur in the second ODI and 112 runs in the last game of the series at Indore.

By scoring 360 runs, Gill equalled the record of Pakistan cricketer Babar Azam's most runs in a three-match bilateral ODI series.

In 2016, when Pakistan hosted a three-match bilateral ODI series against West Indies in UAE, Babar smashed three centuries to record 360 runs. More than six years later, the young Indian cricketer managed to match the record.


Batters with 300 or more runs in a three-match bilateral ODI series

Player (Team)

Opposition

 

Series

Venue

Matches (Innings)

Runs

Highest Score

Average/

Strike-rate

100s/

50s

Year

Babar Azam (Pakistan)

West Indies

UAE

3 (3)

360

123

120.00/

99.17

3/0

2016

Shubman Gill (India)

New Zealand

India

3 (3)

360

208

180.00/ 128.57

2/0

2023

Imrul Kayes (Bangladesh)

Zimbabwe

Bangladesh

3 (3)

349

144

116.33/ 96.14

2/1

2018

Quinton de Kock (South Africa)

India

South Africa

3 (3)

342

135

114.00/ 95.26

3/0

2013

Martin Guptill (New Zealand)

England

England

3 (3)

330

189*

330.00/ 105.09

2/0

2013

Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh)

Pakistan

Bangladesh

3 (3)

312

132

156.00/ 95.41

2/1

2015

Litton Das (Bangladesh)

Zimbabwe

Bangladesh

3 (3)

311

176

155.50/ 118.70

2/0

2020

Brendan Taylor (Zimbabwe)

New Zealand

Zimbabwe

3 (3)

310

128*

310.00/ 106.89

2/1

2011

Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh)

Zimbabwe

Bangladesh

3 (3)

310

158

155.00/ 107.63 

2/0

2020

Fakhar Zaman (Pakistan)

South Africa

South Africa

3 (3)

302

193

100.66/ 111.43

2/0

2021

 

Shubman Gill: First Indian to score 300+ runs in a three-match ODI series

Gill is the first Indian batter to score 300+ runs in a three-match bilateral ODI series. In the list of most runs for India in a three-match bilateral ODI series, Virat Kohli is in the second position with 283 runs in three innings in the recently concluded India vs Sri Lanka 2023 ODI series (Shikhar Dhawan also scored 283 runs in three innings during India vs Sri Lanka 2014 ODI series, but it was a five-match ODI series).


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