Shubman Gill broke Sachin Tendulkar’s record, became the first batsman to do so in IPL

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Shubman Gill broke Sachin Tendulkar’s record, became the first batsman to do so in IPL

Shubman Gill Broke Sachin Tendulkar’s Record: Gujarat Titans star batsman Shubman Gill scored the first century of his IPL career in the match played against Sunrisers Hyderabad on 15 May. In this match, Shubman Gill also broke a special record of veteran Sachin Tendulkar. Gill scored 101 runs in 58 balls with the help of 13 fours and 1 six. Whereas, he had completed his half-century in just 22 balls without hitting any six. With this, he broke the record of Sachin Tendulkar.

In fact, Shubman Gill became the first batsman in IPL history to complete the fastest half-century without hitting a six. Gill completed his fifty in just 22 balls with the help of 9 fours. Before Gill, this record was recorded in the name of Sachin Tendulkar.

Sachin Tendulkar, playing for Mumbai Indians in IPL 2010, completed a half-century in 23 balls without hitting a six in a match played against Delhi (Delhi Daredevils in 2010). Now Gujarat Titans batsman Shubman Gill has captured this record.

Please tell that Gill became the first batsman to score a century from Gujarat Titans. Gill has scored 576 runs in 13 matches played so far in IPL 2023 at an average of 48 and a strike rate of 146.19. During this, apart from one century, 4 half-centuries have also come out of his bat.

Most runs scored in previous season

Significantly, Shubman Gill has crossed the mark of 500 runs in IPL 2023. Whereas, in the last season i.e. IPL 2022, he could not touch this figure. In IPL 2022, Gill scored 483 runs in 16 matches at an average of 34.50 and a strike rate of 132.33. In this, he had scored four half-centuries. At the same time, a total of 51 fours and 11 sixes came out of his bat in the entire season.

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