Shubman Gill hit a record-breaking century against Mumbai Indians
Shubman Gill met Sachin Tendulkar after his century.
New Delhi. Shubman Gill hit a record-breaking century against Mumbai Indians in the second qualifier of IPL 2023. Gill hit 129 runs in just 60 balls. He hit 10 sixes and 7 fours in his innings. This was Gill’s third in the fourth match of IPL 2023. He became the Indian batsman with the most centuries in a season after Virat Kohli (4). Gill has scored the most 851 runs in this IPL and is at the forefront of the Orange Cap race.
God of cricket Sachin Tendulkar also became witness to this record-breaking innings of Shubman Gill. He too kept watching this stormy innings of Gill. Sachin met Shubman Gill after the match. Sachin also applauded Gill’s century. During this, Sachin was seen saying something in Gill’s ear. However, it is not known what Sachin told Gill. But, it is certain that the Master Blaster must have praised Gill, who is going through the brightest phase of his career, and must have given him important batting tips as well.
Shubman Gill met Sachin Tendulkar after his century against Mumbai Indians.
2023 has been great for Shubman Gill so far. He had scored his century in International T20 in January just before IPL. After this, in February, Gill also scored a century in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. At the same time, he also scored a double century against New Zealand in ODIs. That is, Gill has played big innings in all the three formats.
In IPL 2023, Shubman Gill scored his first century against Sunrisers Hyderabad. He had played an inning of 101 runs. In the very next match too, he scored an unbeaten 104 against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Moving ahead, Gill played an inning of 129 runs in Qualifier-2. It was also the biggest innings in the history of IPL playoffs.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 27, 2023, 09:58 IST