Shubman Gill reached third century in IPL 2023, third such player after Butler and Kohli

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Gujarat Titans and India rising star Shubman Gill has been in phenomenal form in IPL 2023. He has scored his third century in the season. After scoring centuries against Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the league phase, he decimated the Mumbai Indians batsmen in Qualifier 2. Gill completed his century on 49 balls in this innings. He has now become the third player to score more than two centuries in an IPL season. Before him, only Virat Kohli and Jos Buttler were able to do this. Gill played an innings of 129 runs off 60 balls which included 7 fours and 10 sixes.

As well as scoring 9 runs in this innings, Shubman Gill also won the Orange Cap. At the same time, his name has been rated above 800, and the Orange Cap has almost been confirmed by this player. There is no player around him who is present in the playoffs. Gill had previously scored 101 off 58 balls against Sunrisers Hyderabad and 104 not out off 52 balls against RCB. He also became the youngest player to score a century in the IPL playoffs. At the same time, Gill has become the seventh player to score a century in the IPL playoffs. Murali Vijay, Virender Sehwag, Jos Buttler, Wriddhiman Saha, Rajat Patidar and Shane Watson had all done it before him.

Most centuries in an IPL season

  • Virat Kohli – 4 Centuries (2016)
  • Jos Buttler – 4 centuries (2022)
  • Shubman Gill – 3 centuries (2023)*

Fastest century in IPL playoffs

  • Shubman Gill (GT) – 49 Ball Century (2023 vs MI)
  • Rajat Patidar (RCB) – 49 Ball Century (2022 vs LSG)
  • Wriddiman Saha (PBKS) – 49 Ball Century (2014 vs KKR)

Previously, Chris Gayle (2011), Hashim Amla (2017), Shikhar Dhawan (2020), Shane Watson (2018), KL Rahul (2022) and Virat Kohli (2023) held the record for scoring two centuries in a single IPL season. . He had. But now Shubman Gill has left them all behind. If we talk about centuries in this season, then this XII century has come to the fore. Of which Gill scored three centuries and Virat Kohli two centuries.

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