Shubman Gill and Sachin Tendulkar Captured Together in Viral Photo Post GT vs MI Match
Shubman Gill celebrating his century against MI (AP Photo)
Gujarat Titans (GT), on Friday, May 26, decimated the Mumbai Indians (MI) by 62 runs in a high-scoring encounter at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, in the 2nd Qualifier to secure a place in the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 alongside the Chennai Super Kings.
The high-stake encounter saw Shubman Gill stealing the limelight as he blazed his way to a magnificent 129 runs off just 60 balls. His masterful innings, comprising seven boundaries and 10 sixes, enabled the Titans to set a mammoth target of 234 runs on the scoreboard, having been asked to bat first following the toss.
After the match concluded, Shubman Gill was spotted engaging in a conversation with the cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, who also serves as the mentor for Mumbai Indians. The image capturing their interaction quickly went viral across various social media platforms.
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The 23-year-old has been unstoppable in the cash-rich league, delivering a stellar performance with three centuries this season. In an exceptional streak, he has scored a century in three out of the last four matches, including the one against Royal Challengers Bangalore as well.
Moreover, after the recent match against Mumbai Indians, Gill surpassed Faf du Plessis as the top run-scorer of the tournament and is now proudly donning the orange cap with 851 runs from 16 matches at an average of 60.79 and a strike rate of 156.43.
Gujarat Titans will now lock horns with Chennai Super Kings in the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 on Sunday, May 28, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. In this match, Shubman Gill will have a brilliant opportunity to cross the 900-run mark in this season of the IPL.