The second qualifier match of the season is currently being played between Gujarat Titans (GT) and Mumbai Indians (MI) at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. In this match, Gujarat team player Shubman Gill has left behind Faf du Plessis in the Orange Cap race, continuing his excellent form. Now it is almost certain that Gill will win the Orange Cap this season.
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Shubman Gill has been in excellent form since the beginning of this year. Gill's bat has seen a century in all three formats in international cricket this year. Apart from this, a double century has also come out of his bat in ODI cricket. The 23-year-old Gill has proved to be the key player of the Gujarat team's batting order this season.
Before the Qualifier 2 match, Shubman Gill had scored 722 runs in 15 innings at an average of 55.54. The difference between Gill and du Plessis was only 8 runs before this match. Gill's bat has seen 3 centuries in the last 4 matches so far this season.
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His third brilliant century in the match against Mumbai
In the second qualifier match, an excellent inning of 129 runs was seen with the bat of Shubman Gill. With this, he has now scored 851 runs in 16 innings this season at an average of 60.79. Gill has now become the 7th player to score a century in playoff matches. Earlier Murali Vijay, Virender Sehwag, Wriddhiman Saha, Shane Watson, Jos Buttler, and Rajat Patidar have done this feat.