Why is Shubman Gill being compared to Babar Azam? These figures will give you the answer.

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 Why is Shubman Gill being compared to Babar Azam?  These figures will give you the answer.

India’s emerging starter Shubman Gill has performed brilliantly in ODIs so far. He has scored a century in three of the last four ODIs. Recently, his bat worked well in the ODI series against Sri Lanka and New Zealand. Shubman managed to score 207 runs including a century and a half in the three ODI series against Sri Lanka. Following this he also scored runs against New Zealand. He scored two centuries in the three just concluded ODI series against the Kiwis. Seeing this performance by Shubman, he is compared to Babar Azam. During this some people called Shubman Gill better than Babar Azam. While some gave preference to Babar. However, based on some statistics, Shubman Gill is heavy on the Pakistan captain.

Shubman Gill scored 360 runs in three matches in the ODI series against New Zealand. During this he scored two centuries. His highest score was 208 in the ODI series against the Kiwis. Babar Azam also scored 360 runs in the three ODI series. In this way, Shubman matched Babur. Shubman’s scoring against New Zealand was 208, 40 not out and 112 runs.

Shubman Gill left Babar Azam behind in the fastest time to complete 1000 runs in ODI cricket. Shubman is second along with Pakistan’s Imam-ul-Haq in terms of fastest thousand runs in ODIs. Both made a record of completing a thousand runs in 19 ODI innings. While Babar had completed a thousand runs in 21 ODI innings. Shubman is ahead of Babar here. Incidentally, Fakhar Zaman completed the fastest thousand runs in ODIs in 18 innings.

Shubman Gill has scored a double century in ODIs. In the match against New Zealand in Hyderabad, he scored an innings of 208 runs. Shubman managed to score a double century in 20 career ODIs from him. He has scored 4 centuries in 21 ODIs so far. On the other hand, Babar Azam has played 95 ODIs but failed to score the double century. So here too Shubman Gill is ahead of Pakistan captain Babar Azam.

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