Shubman Gill, the talented batter for Gujarat Titans has reached the impressive milestone of 2,000 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday. This feat was achieved during a match between his team, Gujarat Titans, and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
During this thrilling match, Gill contributed a significant 39 runs from 31 balls, with his innings featuring five boundaries and a strike rate of 125.81. His IPL career thus far spans 77 matches, playing for Gujarat Titans and previously, Kolkata Knight Riders. In total, Gill has amassed 2,016 runs, boasting an average of 32.52 and a strike rate of 126.24. He has also hit 15 half-centuries, with his highest score being 96.
Gill’s most successful season was undoubtedly the previous year when he played a crucial part in securing the Gujarat Titans’ victory in their debut IPL 2022 season. During that season, he scored 483 runs across 16 innings, with an average of 34.50, four half-centuries, and a top score of 96.
Shubman Gill has consistently delivered impressive performances in the IPL, showcasing his ability to adapt and excel under pressure. With his knack for scoring crucial runs and maintaining a commendable strike rate, Gill demonstrates immense potential as a future superstar not only in IPL but also Team India. His youthful energy and determination, combined with his rapidly developing skills, make him a formidable force in the world of cricket.
Here’s a look at some of the most memorable performances of Shubman Gill in IPL so far:
96 against Royal Challengers Bangalore (2022)
In IPL 2022, Shubman Gill put up a remarkable performance against Royal Challengers Bangalore. He scored an astounding 96 runs, falling just short of a century. This innings showcased Gill’s skill and finesse, and it remains his highest score in the IPL to date.
76 against Mumbai Indians (2020)
Gill displayed his talent against Mumbai Indians in IPL 2020, scoring a brilliant 76 runs. This innings was crucial in securing a victory for his then team, Kolkata Knight Riders. Gill’s composed batting and ability to handle pressure were evident throughout this match.
70 against Sunrisers Hyderabad (2019)
During IPL 2019, Shubman Gill shone against Sunrisers Hyderabad by scoring a crucial 70 runs. This knock played a vital role in Kolkata Knight Riders’ success in that match. Gill’s performance was a testament to his consistency and potential as a future star in the league.