Gill Triumphs Over Siraj and Malan
Emerging victorious over teammate Mohammed Siraj and England’s Dawid Malan, Gill clinched the prestigious award, amassing an impressive 480 ODI runs with an average of 80 in September.
Asia Cup: A Showcase of Gill’s Prowess
As the opener, Gill led the scoreboard at the Asia Cup, scoring 302 runs with an average of 75.5. His unbeaten 27* played a crucial role in India’s decisive 10-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the final.
Impressive Performance Against Australia
Continuing his stellar form, Gill scored 178 runs in two innings against Australia, aiding India’s preparations for the Cricket World Cup on home ground.
Double Century in September
Gill’s prowess was on full display as he hit a century against Australia (104) in the second ODI, following his three-figure score against Bangladesh (121) during the Asia Cup, marking two tons in September.
Consistent High Scores
Adding to his impressive record, Gill scored three half-centuries in September, falling short of fifty only twice in eight innings.
Gill’s Remarkable ODI Record
At just 24, Gill boasts an exceptional ODI record, with 1917 runs in 35 matches, averaging 66.1 and a strike rate of 102.84. His performance has earned him the No.2 spot in the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s ODI Batting Rankings.
Crucial Role in the Cricket World Cup
Despite missing India’s initial matches in the Cricket World Cup due to illness, Gill is expected to play a key role in India’s pursuit of their first World Cup victory since 2011.