This Indian batsman made many records by scoring double century at the youngest in the West Indies.

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India vs West Indies: Team India is on the West Indies tour these days, where the performance of the team led by Virat has been good so far, on the other hand, India A is also on the tour of the West Indies. India A players are also doing wonders against West Indies A here. Shubman Gill hit a double century in the final unofficial Test match against West Indies A for India A. Shubman Gill, because of this century, he did wonders on Caribbean soil which no Indian batsman had done before him. Apart from this, Shubman also broke a record of former Indian opener batsman Gautam Gambhir.

For the West Indies tour, it was believed that Shubman would be given a chance in the Indian team but it did not happen. He has now given a befitting reply to the Indian selectors through his innings. Shubman scored 204 off 257 balls in the unofficial Test match against West Indies and he hit 19 fours and two sixes in this innings.

After this double century, Shubman Gill became the youngest Indian batsman to score a feat in first-class cricket. In first-class cricket, Shubman has scored a double century at the age of 19 days 334 days and has left behind Gautam Gambhir. Gambhir did this feat against Zimbabwe at the age of 20 and 124 days. Shubman Gill has broken this record of Gambhir after 17 years.

Apart from this, Shubman Gill has also become the youngest player to score a double century in first-class cricket outside India. He has also become the youngest Indian player to score a double century on Caribbean soil. Gill’s innings was historic. He also shared a 315-run partnership for the fifth wicket with Hanuma Vihari in the second innings of this match. Hanuma Vihari also scored a century in this match and scored 118 runs off 219 balls. Vihari hit ten fours and a six in his innings. However, in the first innings of this match, Shubman was a victim of the Golden Duck and returned to the pavilion after being dismissed on the first ball.

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