Gujarat Titans (GT) star opener Shubman Gill continued his dream run in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 as he went on to register his third ton in the season in Qualifier 2 against Mumbai Indians (MI). The right-handed batter scored a breathtaking 129 off 60 deliveries after Gujarat were asked to bat first in the contest.
Notably, Gill smashed seven fours and ten sixes during his century knock, and his strokeplay was a treat to watch. Courtesy of his exploit, the right-handed batter surpassed Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Faf du Plessis in the leading run scorer’s race of IPL 2023 as well.
It is also worth mentioning that Gill’s sensational inning powered GT to a mammoth total of 233/5 in their allotted 20 overs in a knockout game against MI. Gill got impressive support from Sai Sudharsan, who contributed valuable 43 runs to the team total.
With the century against MI, Gill has now become the third-highest run-getter in a single IPL season after Virat Kohli and Jos Buttler. Meanwhile, he also broke the record for the highest individual score in the Playoffs of IPL, which was to Virender Sehwag‘s name.
Here’s how Twitter reacted:
Stand and applaud the Shubman Gill SHOW #TATAIPL | #Qualifier2 | #GTvMI | @ShubmanGill pic.twitter.com/ADHi0e6Ur1
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) May 26, 2023
Ahmedabad to be categorised as Gill station.#MIvsGT #ShubmanGill pic.twitter.com/b0jHaU9bTV
— Sagar (@sagarcasm) May 26, 2023
.@ShubmanGill’s 𝐇𝐀𝐋𝐋 𝐎𝐅 𝐅𝐀𝐌𝐄:
✔️Youngest to score a century in IPL Playoffs
✔️Highest score in #TATAIPL Playoffs (129)
✔️Joint-fastest hundred in #TATAIPL Playoffs (49 balls)
✔️2nd batter in T20 history to score 3 centuries in 4 consecutive innings
✔️Most runs in 4… pic.twitter.com/VsIcbehYUc
— Gujarat Titans (@gujarat_titans) May 26, 2023
SHUBMAN GILL! Wow. I don’t really have words.
— AB de Villiers (@ABdeVilliers17) May 26, 2023
Class 🙏🏻👏 @ShubmanGill pic.twitter.com/ERvzCVTFHH
— Yuzvendra Chahal (@yuzi_chahal) May 26, 2023
Top knock, @ShubmanGill 👏#OneFamily #GTvMI #MumbaiMeriJaan #MumbaiIndians #TATAIPL #IPL2023 pic.twitter.com/9kl8AIilfX
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) May 26, 2023
The King of Narendra Modi Stadium. Third ton for Shubman Gill in IPL 2023. #cricket #GTvsMI #ipl2023 #CricketTwitter pic.twitter.com/NbMvtmZ19A
— CricketTimes.com (@CricketTimesHQ) May 26, 2023
Another great innings by the new prince of Indian cricket !! @ShubmanGill 👏 GTvsmi #IPL2O23
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) May 26, 2023
Phenomenal inning this 🔥🔥 @ShubmanGill pic.twitter.com/VCcb9gHj2R
— Mayank Agarwal (@mayankcricket) May 26, 2023
Cometh the hour cometh the ShubMAN! What a knock, well played @ShubmanGill 👌🏽👏🏽 #GTvMI #IPL2O23 pic.twitter.com/e5hwJ6biTc
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) May 26, 2023
Made in Punjab! 😍
Take a bow, @ShubmanGill 👏#GTvMI #TATAIPL pic.twitter.com/XvQ4Xkti8A
— Punjab Kings (@PunjabKingsIPL) May 26, 2023
. @ShubmanGill takes a ‘century’ step towards glory – He’s definitely the superstar 🙌🏻⚡️ #ShubmanGill #MIvsGT pic.twitter.com/vc1idvTH8E
— Jhulan Goswami (@JhulanG10) May 26, 2023
थर्स्ट for hundreds 💯💯💯
Shubman Gill, take a bow 👑 pic.twitter.com/QFdrYfmN4I
— Lucknow Super Giants (@LucknowIPL) May 26, 2023
Shubman Gill laid the foundation for Gujarat Titans, now it’s time for Mumbai Indians to unleash their batting storm! 💙⚡ #MumbaiIndians #IPL2023 #ShubmanGill #CricketFever.
— Amit Mishra (@MishiAmit) May 26, 2023
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