Shubman Gill Joins Elite Club as Indian Captain, Makes Instant Impact with Half-Century

Shubman Gill Achieves Historic Feat, Becomes Second Youngest Indian Captain to Score Half-Century in T20 International

Young opening batsman Shubman Gill has made headlines after leading the Indian team to victory in the third T20 match against Zimbabwe, captaining the side for the first time.

Gill Becomes the Second Youngest Indian Captain to Score Half-Century in T20 International

Shubman Gill played a brilliant innings of 66 runs in 49 balls, featuring 7 fours and 3 sixes, as Team India reached a total of 182 runs in 20 overs. Not only did he score a half-century, but he also became a part of a special club as the Indian captain, becoming the second youngest Indian captain to achieve this feat.

Youngest Indian Captain to Score a Half-Century in T20 International

Here is the list of youngest Indian captains to score a half-century in T20 International:

  • Suresh Raina – 23 years 198 days (vs Zimbabwe, 2010)
  • Shubman Gill – 24 years 306 days (vs Zimbabwe, 2024)
  • Virat Kohli – 28 years 305 days (vs Sri Lanka, 2017)

5th Highest Score by an Indian Captain in T20 on Foreign Soil

With an innings of 66 runs in the third T20 match, Shubman Gill has scored the 5th highest score in this format as an Indian captain. Here is the list:

  • Suryakumar Yadav – 100 runs (vs South Africa, 2023)
  • Rohit Sharma – 92 runs (vs Australia, 2024)
  • Virat Kohli- 85 runs (vs Australia, 2020)
  • Suresh Raina – 72 runs (vs Zimbabwe, 2010)
  • Shubman Gill – 66 runs (vs Zimbabwe, 2024)

With this impressive performance, Shubman Gill has set a new benchmark for himself as a captain, and fans can’t wait to see what he has in store for the remaining matches of the series.

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