Gill is the fourth Indian batter to hold the top spot in the ODI rankings, after Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, and Virat Kohli.
Gill made his ODI debut in 2019, but it was in 2023 that he really came into his own. In the 2023 calendar year, Gill has scored 1449 runs in 26 ODIs at an average of 63 and a strike rate of 103.72.
He has also scored 7 centuries and 5 half-centuries during this period.
He was named the ICC Player of the Month for July 2023, and he is also in the running for the ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year award.