IPL 2023: From GT’s spectacular win over MI to incredible records by Gill, here are the most important updates on last night’s IPL match
From several updates on GT vs MI to the upcoming epic final, here are the most important updates from last night’s IPL.
Shubman Gill special propels Gujarat to second consecutive final
Defending champions Gujarat Titans earned themselves the right to have a crack at lifting the title again, first by amassing 233 runs in their batting essay and defending them successfully against Mumbai Indians’ batting might. The GT opener hammered ten sixes and seven fours in his 60-ball 129. It was yet another significant step for the 23-year-old in his march to batting greatness. Know more.
Virat Kohli’s bombastic reaction to Shubman Gill’s record century in Qualifier 2 tie vs MI
Gujarat Titans opener Shubman Gill on Friday continued his love affair with Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium as he notched up his third century in his blockbuster IPL 2023 season in the Qualifier 2 match against Mumbai Indians. Following what was a carnage of a knock as Gill notched up multiple records, Virat Kohli reacted to the century with a bombastic post. Know more.
Watch: Bishop, Gavaskar stupefied; MI dugout in shock
While Shubman smashed all Titans bowlers around the park, one of his most destructive overs came against Akash Madhwal – MI’s hero in the side’s eliminator match against Lucknow SuperGiants. In the 12th over of the innings, Shubman smashed the right-arm pacer for three mammoth sixes, leaving the entire MI dugout in absolute shock. Know more.
Tendulkar’s intense chat with Gill after GT star’s record 129 vs MI smashes the internet
The knock of 129 off just 60 balls now stands as the highest ever scored by a batter in the IPL playoffs. Following the game against MI, the opener was seen having an intense chat with Sachin, mentor of MI side. The picture instantly went viral all over social media. Know more.
Shubman Gill joins Virat Kohli in incredible list after record-smashing third century
Gill became the second Indian to score three or more centuries in a single season after Kohli’s record 2016 outing where he had smashed four tons. Gill also became the second Indian batter to score 800 or more runs in a single season after Kohli’s tally of 973 runs in 2016. Overall, he stands third in the list with Buttler (863 runs in 2016) standing second. Know more.