Virat Kohli reacts to Shubman Gill’s third century IPL 2023, Rishabh Pant says THIS
The global cricket fraternity took to social media on Friday to express its amazement at Indian batsman Shubman Gill’s century for the Gujarat Titans (GT) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) Qualifier 2 match against the Mumbai Indians ( MI) at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. . In-form opener Shubman Gill’s third century of the season and his century position with Sai Sudarshan propelled the Gujarat Titans to a massive 233/3 in their Indian Premier League (IPL) Qualifier 2 clash against Mumbai Indians (MI) in Ahmedabad on Friday. .
In the match, Gill mentioned his third century of the current IPL season. He scored 129 runs off just 60 balls. His hit consisted of seven fours and 10 sixes. His runs came in at a strike rate of 215.00. India’s star batsman Virat Kohli, who cricket fans compare Gill to due to his consistency at a young age and his elegant hitting game, took notice of Gill’s ton and published a story acknowledging him. . He used a star emoji to express his amazement at Gill’s call.
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India’s 2011 World Cup-winning all-rounder Yuvraj Singh also expressed appreciation for Gill, calling him the “new prince of Indian cricket”.
“Another great entrance from the new prince of Indian cricket!! @ShubmanGill GTvsmi #IPL2O23,” Yuvraj tweeted. Rishabh Pant, who missed IPL 2023 after sustaining injuries in a car accident last year, also relished Gill’s jab. “Class drool,” read the caption to Pant’s Instagram story.
Former mid-level batsman Suresh Raina also tweeted: “Another brilliant century from the young master @ShubmanGill! The future of Indian cricket shines bright. Rock on champ! #MIvGT #IPL2023.”
South African batting legend AB de Villiers also expressed his admiration for Gill’s hitting and was left speechless by the Punjabi batsman. “SHUBMAN GILL! Wow. Really lost for words,” de Villers tweeted. “His ability to identify moments and speed up, with consistency, puts him in a class of his own. Also keep in mind that most of his games have been at Ahmedabad, one of the biggest fields in the area. Well played Shubman.” de Villiers added. in another tweet.
Former England captain Michael Vaughan also praised Gill for his century: “I love watching @ShubmanGill bat… Like all upper class players he makes it look so easy… he’s the next big thing in Indian cricket … #IPL2023 #Sachin #Virat”.
Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag also praised Gil for his hitting and his “incredible consistency and hunger”. “What a player. 3K in 4 games and some awesome shots. Amazing consistency and hunger, the kind of thing great players do, take advantage of the #ShubhmanGill purple patch,” Sehwag tweeted.
Gill currently owns the Orange Cap in IPL 2023. He has scored 851 runs in 16 matches at an average of 60.78, with three centuries and four fifties. His best score is 129. His runs have come at a strike rate of 156.43.
Coming into the match, striking from Gill, Sai Sudarshan (43) and captain Hardik Pandya (28*) helped GT post 233/3 after MI put him up to bat first. Piyush Chawla and Akash Madhwal each took one wicket.