‘Virat’ record on Gill’s target

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Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill has already smashed many records while performing amazingly in the current IPL 2023 season. At the same time, he is aiming for the record of Virat Kohli, the modern master of the cricket world. In the year 2016, Virat Kohli had an amazing performance in the entire IPL season. He scored 973 runs scoring four centuries. During this, Virat had done a great feat. At the same time, Shubman is only 1 race away from breaking that great record. That is, if he doesn’t come out with a duck in the final, then he can match Virat as soon as he scores 1 run and can reach number 1 as soon as he scores 2 runs.

We’re actually talking about the record for scoring the most runs against spinners in a season. Virat Kohli scored 364 runs against spin in the year 2016. While he had a total of 973 runs in that season. Virat had made an important contribution to lead the RCB team to the final of that season. He now he holds this record on the Shubman Gill bullseye. Gill has scored 851 runs in 16 games so far this season. At the same time, this season he has scored 363 runs against a spin. That is, he is very close to breaking this record of Virat Kohli. Not only that, the pace he has, can also break the record of scoring four centuries in one season. He has scored three centuries in the last four innings.

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Shubman destroyed large records

Shubman Gill played 129 innings on 60 balls against Mumbai Indians in IPL 2023 Qualifier 2. This was the highest individual score by any player in the IPL playoffs, breaking Virender Sehwag’s 9-year record set in 2014 Apart from this, he has entered the club of Virat Kohli and Jos Buttler in terms of scoring three or more centuries in a season. He has scored three centuries so far this season. Gill has had a wonderful year so far. He performed brilliantly in international cricket and scored centuries. The same is now being seen in IPL as well.

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Shubman Gill has scored 851 runs in 16 games so far this season. He is 122 runs away from breaking Virat Kohli’s record of 973 runs in a single season. On the other hand, in this case, José Butler, who scored 863 runs in the year 2022, is at number two. That means this record will also be on Shubman’s target in the final match. Gujarat Titans will take on the four-time champions Chennai Super Kings in the final on May 28. This is Gujarat’s second consecutive final. On the other hand, the Chennai team has reached the final for a record 10th time in their 14th season.

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