On Monday, Gill hit 130 balls with 97 balls with the help of 15 touchlines and a six to take India to a 13-game win and a 3-0 comeback against Zimbabwe.
His innings earned him praise from several former players, including Yuvraj, who took to twitter to praise him.
“I just met him (Yuvraj) before going to Zimbabwe and he just told me you’re playing well and go there and when you’re ready, find your way through,” Gill said in a video released by BCCI. upload.
“I’m saying to him ‘100 nahi aa raha’ (I don’t get that hundreds.) And his answer is ‘don’t worry, it will come’.”
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Gill, who was desperate to reach his first hundred after scoring 98 points in the previous series West Indiesbecame the third youngest Indian to hit the ODI record overseas after Yuvraj and Virat kohli.
“It was a good fit to beat, I’ve got your company and luck is in my favor and it’s important that I make the most of the opportunity. I’m glad I did it. “, Gill, who is rated as Match Player, told Ishan Kishan in a chat.
Zimbabwe powder Sikandar Raza also created a special 115 of 95 balls to narrowly put his team to victory before Gill had a terrifying catch as India won in 13 runs.
“The match was pretty tight. We didn’t expect it to be this deep but this is what cricket says,” he said.
“When the balloon was in the air, at first I thought, ‘okay, it’s going to come to me at an easy pace.’ But the ball was sinking and I was like ‘it shouldn’t have come down.’ So, I just dived in to catch.”