Shubman Gill’s magnificent form in 2023 continued with an unbeaten century as India beat New Zealand by 168 runs and clinched the T20 series 2-1.
Gill smashed 126 from only 63 balls to help India reach 234-4 in Ahmedabad
The opener, 23, now has a double century, three centuries and a fifty in 12 innings this year and becomes the fifth Indian player to score a hundred across all three international formats.
Hardik Pandya then took 4-16 as New Zealand were skittled for 68.
Gill is also the seventh India player to hit a T20 international hundred in what was only his sixth appearance.
Last month Gill became the youngest man to hit a double ton in a one-day international at the age of 23 years and 132 days in a thrilling victory over New Zealand in Hyderabad
His blistering knock, including 12 fours and seven sixes, formed the backbone of India’s innings and included a 103-run partnership for the fourth wicket with stand-in skipper Pandya, who hit 30 from 17 balls.
Rahul Tripathi added a brisk 44 from 22 balls and Suryakumar Yadav 30 from 13 to help India post an imposing target.
New Zealand needed a fast start to keep on top of the run rate but lost four wickets in the first 16 balls of their innings to collapse to 7-4, with Michael Bracewell falling two overs later to leave the Kiwis reeling at 21-5