A look at how this cricketer is ruling IPL 2023
Shubman Gill shines in IPL 2023: Shubman Gill continues to break records at the age of 23, and he has now joined elite company following his match-winning century for Gujarat Titans (GT) in their final Indian Premier League (IPL) league stage match.
With his century, Gill joined batters who have had an IPL season with 600-plus runs before turning 25.
In the ongoing season, Gill has scored 680 runs at an average of 56.66 at a strike rate of 152.66. He has scored two centuries and four fifties this season, with the best score of 104*. He is the second-highest run-scorer this season.
Gill also hit the most sixes by a GT batter in a single inning. During his knock of 104* in 52 balls, he hit five fours and eight sixes. Rashid Khan holds the record for most sixes in an inning by a GT batter. He smashed 10 sixes in his 79* against Mumbai Indians this season.
Highest individual score
Gill also broke his own record of the highest individual score by a GT batter. Previously, the highest score by a GT batter was 101. Gill himself scored this century during a match against Sunrisers Hyderabad this season.
4th battler to smash consecutive tons in a single IPL season
Gill also became the fourth batter to smash consecutive tons in a single IPL season. Virat Kohli did this, in this season itself, with a century against Sunrisers Hyderabad and GT
Lethal in ODIs
Gill has also been lethal in ODIs. In 9 ODI matches this year, he has scored 624 runs at an average of 78.00. He has scored three centuries and one fifty, with best score of 208.
In six T20Is this year, he has scored 202 runs at an average of 40.0 with the best score of 126, his first century in T20Is.
This young Punjab batter is also the first Indian player to score a century in Tests, ODIs, T20Is and IPL in a single calendar year.
Player of the Match
Shubman Gill was also awarded with "Player of the Match" for his blistering knock of 101 off 58 ball.
Shub-Man to be Spider-Man soon
Apart from his professional career, Cricketer Shubman Gill is all set to play Pavitr Prabhakar in Hindi and Punjabi versions of 'Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse', which will hit the screens in June. While Karan Soni will be voicing Pavitr Prabhakar in English version, Shubman Gill will play the role of 'Indian Spider-Man' in Hindi and Punjabi version. Cricketer Shubman Gill says he has grown up watching the character and is now excited to take on this new role.
- With inputs from agencies