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Shubman Gill smashes his 3rd century of IPL 2023, achieves special milestones

Shubman Gill in action
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Shubman Gill seemed unstoppable within the Qualifier 2 of IPL 2023 between Gujarat Titans and Mumbai Indians on Friday.He smashed his third century of the season off simply 49 balls. His ton included 4 fours and eight sixes. Before this the 23-year-old star batter had hit tons towards Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad.

By hitting the hundred Gill climbed to 3rd place within the listing of gamers to hit most centuries in an IPL season. Virat Kohli and Jos Buttler smashed 4 centuries within the season to high the listing.

Most centuries in IPL season:

  • Virat Kohli: 4 centuries (2016)
  • Jos Buttler: 4 centuries (2022)
  • Shubman Gill: 3 centuries (2023)

Gill additionally turned the seventh batter to attain a century in IPL playoffs. Moreover, he’s the youngest batter, aged 23 years and 260 days to attain 100 in Playoffs. 

The star batter additionally turned the joint topper within the elite listing of gamers to attain quickest century in Playoffs within the historical past of the event,

List of gamers to hit quickest 100 in Playoffs:

  • Wriddhiman Saha (PBKS vs KKR) – 49 balls (2014 Final)
  • Rajat Patidar (RCB vs LSG) – 49 balls (2022 Eliminator)
  • Shubman Gill (GT vs MI) – 49 balls (2023 Qualifier 2)

Earlier within the match, Mumbai Indians gained the toss and choose to bowl.

Mumbai Indians Playing XI: Ishan Kishan(w), Rohit Sharma(c), Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Tim David, Chris Jordan, Piyush Chawla, Jason Behrendorff, Kumar Kartikeya, Akash Madhwal

Gujarat Titans Playing XI: Wriddhiman Saha(w), Shubman Gill, Sai Sudharsan, Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya(c), David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Mohit Sharma, Noor Ahmad, Mohammed Shami


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