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Shubman Gill’s IPL Statistics Shubman Fifth Youngest Indian Skipper In IPL Gujarat Titans

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Shubman Gill’s IPL Statistics Shubman Fifth Youngest Indian Skipper In IPL Gujarat Titans

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Shubman Gill’s appointment as Gujarat Titans’ skipper comes as a surprising move after Hardik Pandya’s trade to the Mumbai Indians before the IPL 2024 auction. This unexpected development places the young opener as the fifth youngest Indian captain in the IPL’s 16-year history.

Shubman Gill’s IPL Performance Overview:

Matches: 91
Innings: 88
Runs: 2790
High Score: 129
Average: 37.70
Strike Rate: 134.07
Centuries: 3
Fifties: 18

With six years in the IPL, Shubman Gill ranks among the top 30 run-scorers, tallying 2790 runs at an impressive average of 37.70 and a striking rate of 134.07. He boasts three centuries and 18 fifties in 88 innings, consistently crossing the 50-run mark every four innings.

Shubman Gill’s IPL Records: Originally from Punjab, Gill earned the ‘Emerging Player of the Tournament’ accolade in the 2019 IPL season. He topped Kolkata Knight Riders’ run charts in the 2020 and 2021 editions. Moving to the Gujarat Titans, Gill secured the ‘Orange Cap’ by amassing 890 runs in the 2023 season, marking the second-highest run total in a single IPL season. Notably, he set a record in the IPL 2023 Qualifier 2, registering the highest individual score (129) in the tournament’s knockout stage history.

Youngest Indian Captains in IPL:

Virat Kohli: 22 years, 4 months, 6 days (Royal Challengers Bangalore)
Shreyas Iyer: 23 years, 3 months, 21 days (Delhi Capitals)
Suresh Raina: 23 years, 3 months, 22 days (Chennai Super Kings)
Rishabh Pant: 23 years, 6 months, 6 days (Delhi Capitals)
Shubman Gill*: 24 years, 2 months, 19 days (Gujarat Titans)

At Gujarat Titans, Shubman Gill is set to find a robust support system led by head coach Ashish Nehra, known for his mentoring abilities showcased during his two-year stint with Hardik Pandya.

“I am delighted and proud to assume the Captaincy of Gujarat Titans and thank the franchise for their trust in me to lead such a fine team. We have had two exceptional seasons and I keenly look forward to leading the team with our exciting brand of cricket,” Shubman Gill said in a statement.

Vikram Solanki, Director of Cricket, GT said in a statement by the team, “As the first captain of Gujarat Titans, Hardik Pandya has helped the franchise deliver two fantastic seasons that resulted in winning one IPL championship and one appearance in the final. He has now expressed a desire to return to his original team Mumbai Indians. We respect his decision and wish him all the very best in his future endeavours.”

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