In the ongoing ODI series against Australia, Shubman Gill has showcased remarkable performances, positioning himself for a shot at the coveted top spot in the ODI batting rankings. His impressive innings in the first and second ODIs are propelling him to challenge the reigning No.1, Babar Azam.
Gill’s Stellar Performances
Shubman Gill’s contributions in the series have been exceptional. In the first ODI, he scored 74 runs off 63 balls, setting the stage for an outstanding performance in the second ODI. In that match, Gill played a brilliant 104-run knock from 97 balls.
Currently, Shubman Gill holds the second spot in the ICC ODI batting rankings with 814 points. He is closing in on the top spot, currently held by Babar Azam, who has a rating of 857. The gap between the two talented batsmen is a mere 43 points, per the latest ICC rankings update.
Gill’s Dominance in 2023
In 2023, Shubman Gill has dominated the ODI format, amassing an impressive 1221 runs in just 20 innings. In contrast, Pakistan’s leader, Babar Azam, has accumulated 745 runs in 15 innings.
Shubman Gill’s impressive performances in the ongoing ODI series against Australia have positioned him for a potential shift in the ODI batting rankings. With the gap between Gill and Babar Azam narrowing, cricket fans are eagerly anticipating Gill’s ascent to the top spot.