Gill has had a stellar year, tallying 2118 runs so far from 45 matches across formats, in which he has hit seven centuries and 10 fifties. His average is a stunning 50.42 for the year.
Shubman Gill has been appointed captain of Gujarat Elephants after Hardik Pandya was traded to Mumbai Indians ahead of this time’s IPL (Indian Premier League) transaction.
Gill has had an astral time, tallying 2118 runs so far from 45 matches across formats, in which he has hit seven centuries and 10 fifties. His normal is a stunning 50.42 this time.
Gill said in the advertisement, “ I’m pleased and proud to assume the Captaincy of Gujarat elephants and thank the ballot for their trust in me to lead such a fine platoon. We’ve had two exceptional seasons and I keenly look forward to leading the platoon with our instigative brand of justice.”
He has been necessary for GT’s success since its preface in the IPL. Last season, he smacked a 60-ball 129 against Mumbai Indians, the loftiest by a batter in the IPL playoffs, bettering Virender Sehwag’s 122 for Lords XI Punjab (now Punjab Lords) against Chennai Super Lords in 2014.
It was also the third-loftiest score in a T20 playoffs game, behind Chris Gayle’s 146 for Rangpur Riders in 2017 and Tamim Iqbal’s 141 for Comilla Victorians in 2019.
India’s rising star Shubman Gill expressed his delight after being blazoned as the captain of the Indian Premier League ballot Gujarat Elephants ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 season. After the former GT commander went back to his cherished Mumbai Indian on Monday, the’ Little Prince’ of Ahmedabad was handed the captaincy duties. Gill stated that he was proud to assume the part and thanked the ballot for putting their trust in him.” I’m proud to assume the Captaincy of Gujarat elephants and I cannot thank the ballot enough for their trust in me to lead such a fine platoon. Let’s make it memorable!
Gill has amassed 1373 runs in 33 innings at a normal of 47.34, with three centuries and eight fifties. Last season was monumental for nature as he slammed 890 runs in 17 matches at a normal of 59.33, with three centuries and four fifties, and was also named Orange Cap winner.
The nature was necessary in GT’s sensation run since its debut in the IPL. Last season, he smoked 129 runs in 60 balls against Mumbai Indians, the loftiest by a batter in the IPL playoffs.” I’m pleased and proud to assume the Captaincy of Gujarat Elephants and thank the ballot for their trust in me to lead such a fine platoon. We’ve had two exceptional seasons and I keenly look forward to leading the platoon with our instigative brand of justice,” Gill said in the advertisement.
After winning the Indian Premier League (IPL) in their debut season in 2022, GT reached the tests in the coming season, losing to Chennai Super Lords (CSK).
Gill also pounded three centuries in the last IPL. Only Royal contenders Bangalore (RCB) batter Virat Kohli (2016) and Rajasthan Royals batter Jos Buttler (2022) had more in a single IPL season, scoring four each.
Pandya moving back to Mumbai Indians could turn out to be a major loss for GT as under the leadership of an endured all-rounder, GT lifted the IPL jewel in their debut season and made their place in the final in the posterior season but ended up falling short against MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super lords. Know More Latest IPL News…