The world cricketing fraternity took to social media on Friday to precise their awe for Indian batter Shubman Gill’s century for Gujarat Titans (GT) of their Indian Premier League (IPL) Qualifier 2 match towards Mumbai Indians (MI) on the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The third century of the season by in-form opener Shubman Gill and his century stand with Sai Sudarshan powered Gujarat Titans to an enormous 233/3 of their Indian Premier League (IPL) Qualifier 2 conflict towards Mumbai Indians (MI) in Ahmedabad on Friday.
Within the match, Gill introduced up his third century of the continuing IPL season. He scored 129 runs in simply 60 balls. His knock consisted of seven fours and 10 sixes. His runs got here at a strike fee of 215.00. Star India batter Virat Kohli, who Gill is in comparison with by cricketing followers as a consequence of his consistency at a younger age and his elegant strokeplay, took discover of Gill’s ton and posted a narrative acknowledging it. He used a star emoji to precise his awe for Gill’s knock.
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India’s 2011 World Cup-winning all-rounder Yuvraj Singh additionally expressed his appreciation for Gill, calling him the “new prince of Indian cricket.”
“Another great innings by the new prince of Indian cricket !! @ShubmanGill GTvsmi #IPL2O23,” tweeted Yuvraj. Rishabh Pant, who missed out on IPL 2023 after sustaining accidents in a automobile accident final yr, additionally loved Gill’s knock. “Class babaaa,” mentioned Pant’s story caption on Instagram.
Former middle-order batter Suresh Raina additionally tweeted, “Another brilliant century by the young maestro @ShubmanGill! The future of Indian cricket shining bright. Keep rocking, champ! #MIvGT #IPL2023.”
South African batting legend AB de Villiers additionally expressed his admiration for Gill’s knock and was left speechless by the Punjab batter. “SHUBMAN GILL! Wow. I don’t really have words,” tweeted de Villers. “His ability to identify moments and accelerate, with consistency, puts him in a class of his own. Also keep in mind, most of his games have been at Ahmedabad, one of the bigger grounds around. Well played Shubman,” added de Villiers in one other tweet.
Former England skipper Michael Vaughan additionally lauded Gill for his century, “Love watching @ShubmanGill Bat .. Like all high-class players he makes it look so easy .. he is the next big thing in Indian cricket .. #IPL2023 #Sachin #Virat.”
Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag additionally lauded Gil for his knock and his “amazing consistency and hunger.” “What a player. 3rd hundred in 4 matches and some breathtaking shots. Amazing consistency and hunger, the kind of stuff big players do, cash in on the purple patch #ShubhmanGill,” tweeted Sehwag.
Gill at the moment holds the Orange Cap in IPL 2023. He has scored 851 runs in 16 matches at a median of 60.78, with three centuries and 4 fifties. His finest rating is 129. His runs have come at a strike fee of 156.43.
Coming to the match, knocks by Gill, Sai Sudarshan (43) and skipper Hardik Pandya (28*) helped GT submit 233/3 after being put to bat first by MI. Piyush Chawla and Akash Madhwal received a wicket every.