IPL 2019: Young sensation Shubman Gill again stole hearts with his strokeplay against Kings XI Punjab at Mohali. Gill opened the batting for KKR with Lynn in a 184 chase. He got off to a breezy start as he found boundaries at will. He was classy, did not do anything extraordinary, played good cricketing shots to help KKR stay afloat in the ongoing IPL. Gill has also registered a massive record to his name. He now has scored most IPL fifties before the age of 20, he has four. He pipped Sanju Samson, Rishabh Pant to the feat. Gill’s quality strokeplay set Twitter abuzz as fans lavished praise for the young gun. Some compared him to Kohli, whereas some felt he is the next big thing in Indian cricket. This is also his second fifty on-the-trot.
Here is how Twitter praised Gill:
Meanwhile, Gill stroked a brilliant 65* off 49 balls helped KKR beat KXIP by seven wickets. KKR won the match with two overs to spare. This will also help their net run rate.