Rohit Sharma praised Shubman Gill’s batting (Photo: PTI)
New Delhi: The journey of Rohit Sharma’s team Mumbai Indians came to an end even before the final of IPL 2023. In Qualifier 2, Mumbai suffered a crushing defeat by 62 runs at the hands of Gujarat Titans. Shubman Gill played a big role in this big victory of Gujarat Titans, who scored his third century in this IPL season. Despite the defeat of his team, Mumbai captain Rohit Sharma also tied the bridge to praise Gill’s century. Also expressed a big hope.
Rohit Sharma regretted not being able to reach the final of IPL. The last time this happened was 6 years ago when Mumbai Indians had to face defeat in the IPL playoffs. At the same time, after defeating them, Gujarat Titans have now become the third team to cut the IPL final ticket for the second time in a row.
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Gill’s batting was amazing – Rohit
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma said after the match that Shubman Gill batted amazingly. It was because of his brilliant batting that Gujarat set a big target for us. We also wanted one of our batsmen to bat till the end like Shubman Gill. But we failed to build a partnership.
Rohit Sharma has high hopes from Shubman Gill
Rohit Sharma further said, “Shubman Gill should get full credit. The way he batted, he took the match away from us. It was an amazing performance.
While praising Gill, Rohit hoped that Shubman would continue to maintain his excellent form. It is clear here that Rohit Sharma’s performance in the IPL final will have absolutely nothing to do with it. His gesture is towards the final of the World Test Championship, which is going to be played after the end of IPL 2023.
Incredible innings by Shubman Gill
Shubman Gill faced 60 balls against Mumbai Indians and scored 129 runs, which included 10 sixes and 7 fours. This inning played at a strike rate of 215 is the biggest innings played in the IPL playoffs. At the same time, this is Shubman Gill’s third century in the last 4 IPL innings. This shows the kind of form he is in. Rohit Sharma expects from Shubman Gill to maintain this form.
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