MI vs GT Qualifier-2: After losing the draw against Mumbai Indians in Qualifier-2 of IPL 2023, Gujarat Titans got off to a great start. Gujarat Titans opener Shubman Gill scored a brilliant century. Shubman Gill touched the figure of the century in 49 balls. This is Shubman Gill’s third century in IPL 2023. In doing so, Shubman Gill has become the seventh batsman to score a century in IPL playoffs.
Murali Vijay is the first batsman to score a century in the IPL playoffs. Murali Vijay scored a century in IPL 2012 against Delhi Capitals while playing for Chennai Super Kings. Following this, Virender Sehwag scored a brilliant century for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2014 while playing for Punjab Kings. At the same time, Shane Watson is the third batsman to score a century in the IFL playoffs. Shane Watson crossed the century mark in IPL 2018 against Sunrisers Hyderabad playing for Chennai Super Kings. It was the final match of IPL 2018 between Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad.
In IPL 2022, Rajat Patidar scored a century against Lucknow Super Giants. It was a knockout match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Lucknow Supergiants. While Jos Buttler of Rajasthan Royals scored a century in IPL 2022 playoffs. It was a qualifier match between Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore. At the same time, now Gujarat Titans opener Shubman Gill scored a century against the Mumbai Indians. In this way, Shubman Gill became the seventh batsman to score a century in the IPL playoffs. So far 7 batsmen have scored centuries in playoffs in IPL history.