Shubman Gill No.1 ODI Batsman: Wednesday, November 8 will be a very special day for the rising star of the Indian cricket team and star opening batsman Shubman Gill. He has become the world’s number 1 batsman in the latest ODI rankings released by ICC. He has now left behind Pakistan captain Babar Azam, who was on top for a long time. Not only this, Shubman Gill has also become the fourth batsman from India to occupy the number 1 position.
Shubman Gill became the fourth Indian
Before Shubman Gill, Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, and Virat Kohli have been the only Indian batsmen who have remained at the number 1 position. Now Gill has created history by occupying this position. If we talk about the ranking tally, Shubman is now on top with 830 rating points. Babar Azam has 824 rating points and is in second place. Apart from Gill, Indian captain Rohit Sharma is in sixth position in the top 10. Whereas India’s star batsman Virat Kohli is in fourth position.
Fastest Indian to reach No.1 ODI ranking:
MS Dhoni – 38 innings.
Shubman Gill – 41 innings. pic.twitter.com/I7gmZKiesY
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) November 8, 2023
Shreyas Iyer took a long jump
Shreyas Iyer has taken a huge leap in this list. He has now moved up 17 places to 18th in the ICC ODI rankings. Apart from this, Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman, who has batted brilliantly in the last two matches, has moved up to 11th position with a jump of three places. Also, Afghanistan’s opener Ibrahim Zadran jumped 6 places and reached 12th position.
— ICC (@ICC) November 8, 2023
Shubman Gill’s performance in World Cup 2023
Talking about Shubman Gill, he has played a total of 6 matches in the World Cup 2023 so far. He could not play the first two matches of the World Cup due to dengue. He has scored a total of two half-centuries so far. Gill has 219 runs in his name in 6 innings. He made his best score of 92 runs against Sri Lanka.