Shubman Gill's marvelous hundred, his second in a row, propel Gujarat Titans to a six-wicket win in a match Royal Challengers Bangalore had to win to qualify for the playoffs. Having beaten SRH in Sunday’s earlier game, Mumbai Indians joined Titans, CSK and LSG after Gill deposited a free-hit from Wayne Parnell behind the sight screen to reach a scintillating century (104*) that eliminated RCB. Know more.
RCB's star batter Virat Kohli broke former teammate Chris Gayle's long-standing Indian Premier League record, smashing his seventh century in the league on Sunday night. Kohli played a crucial knock in RCB's must-win game against Gujarat Titans in Bengaluru, reaching his three-figure mark in 60 balls; this was Kohli's second-successive ton in the season. Know more.
On Sunday, with RCB needing his services the most amid the battle for the final playoffs spot, Kohli smashed his second consecutive century this season. And with that knock followed a stunning reaction from wife Anushka Sharma and an incredible gesture from Gujarat Titans skipper Hardik Pandya. Know more.
RCB came close once again, almost to an extent where they seriously looked like a threat, only to eventually stumble, failing to even make it to the IPL Playoffs. The final blow by Gill drilled straight down the ground which triggered euphoria in the GT and MI unit but sank the RCB dugout, where a visibly upset Kohli looked on in disbelief. Kohli looked numb for a few seconds before throwing a bottle of water on the ground. Know more.
Following Kohli's brilliant knock, Shubman Gill too smashed a second straight ton as RCB lost their chance to make the knockouts. And what followed was a savage dig from Naveen-ul-Haq of Lucknow Super Giants. Know more.