Youngest Indian to Score Overseas Century in ODI

Indian opener Shubman Gill becomes the third youngest Indian to score overseas century in ODIs as he smashes his maiden ODI 100 on August 22.

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Indian opener Shubman Gill registered a new record underneath his name after his incredible century against Zimbabwe in the third ODI at the Harare. He becomes the third youngest batter after Yuvraj and Virat to score an overseas century in ODI.

Gill smashed 130 runs off 97 balls when other batters were struggling to score runs. His innings includes with 15 fours and one six. He guided India to a score of 289 in 50 overs. India eventually won the match and series 3-0 against Zimbabwe.

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Now, let's take a look at the detailed information about the Youngest Indian to score overseas century in ODI.

#4. Rohit Sharma in Zimbabwe | 23yrs 28d

Indian captain Rohit Sharma scored his maiden ODI century against Zimbabwe at the age of 23 years and 28 days. Rohit scored 114 off 119 while batting at no. 4 against Zimbabwe in 2010. Therefore, he becomes the fourth youngest indian to score overseas century in ODI cricket.

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In ODIs, Rohit has aggregated 9376 runs in 226 innings at 48.58. Meanwhile, Hitman has recorded 45 half-centuries, 29 centuries, and three double centuries in the format so far. His highest score is 264 in the format which is also the highest individual score ever in ODIs.

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#3. Shubman Gill in Zimbabwe | 22yrs 348d

Another Indian opener Shubman Gill, who is the newest inclusion on this list is standing at the third place. Gill hammered 130 runs off 97 balls against Zimbabwe in 2022. Gill reached this milestone at the age of 22 years and 385 days. This was Shubman's maiden ODI hundred as well.

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In 9 ODI innings, Gill has smashed 499 runs at an average of 71.29. He has also recorded 3 half-centuries and one century in the format. 130 is his highest score in ODIs.

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#2. Virat Kohli in England | 22yrs 315d

Former Indian captain and all time great Virat Kohli is the second Youngest Indian to score overseas century in ODI cricket. Kohli achieved this milestone at the age of just 22 years and 315 days against England at Cardiff. Kohli hammered 107 runs at a strike rate of 115 while batting at no. 4 against England in September 2011. This was Kohli's first ODI century away from home.

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In ODIs, Virat has recorded 12344 runs in 253 innings at an average of 57.68. Moreover, Kohli has added 64 half-centuries and 43 centuries in the format. 183 is his highest score in the format which came against Pakistan at the Asia Cup.

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#1. Yuvraj Singh in Australia | 22yrs 41d

The top position is held by Yuvraj Singh, who reached the milestone at the age of just 22 years and 41 days. Thus Yuvraj is the youngest Indian to score overseas century in ODI cricket. He smashed 139 runs against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground(SCG) to be featured on the top of this list.

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In 304 ODIs, Yuvraj has aggregated 8701 runs in 278 innings at an average of 36.56. Yuvraj has recorded 52 fifties and 14 centuries in the format. Moreover, he has also scalped 111 wickets in 161 innings in which he bowled left arm off-spin.

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N.B: The stats and records are accurate as of 23/08/2022.

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