MI vs KKR in IPL 2021: Shubman Gill, who shines in KKR victory against RCB in the UAE opener, has completed 50 matches for Kolkata Knight Riders. KKR took to this opportunity to share a special message on social media for the youngster. “A special half-century for @ShubmanGill as he plays his 50th IPL match… 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗵𝗲’𝘀 𝗷𝘂𝘀𝘁 𝗴𝗲𝘁𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗿𝘁𝗲𝗱,” the tweet post read. Follow IPL 2021 live updates on insidesport.co and live streaming on Star Sports & Hotstar.
A special half-century for @ShubmanGill as he plays his 50th IPL match 💜💛
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) September 23, 2021
MI vs KKR in IPL 2021: After a forgetful run in IPL 2021 first phase, Gill had returned to form by slamming 48 runs off just 34 balls in the previous match against RCB which comprised six and 6 fours. The knock took the game completely away from the hands of Virat Kohli & Co. It was crucial innings from the youngster as he was coming on the back of a shin injury he had sustained in England.
The right-handed batsman silenced all the critiques who questioned his form after the WTC Final following which he was dropped from the England tour because of his injury.
In the seven matches of IPL 2021 in India, Gill had smashed 132 runs. His 48 run knock against RCB that was instrumental in handing KKR a convincing win came as a confidence booster for the young player.
Shubman Gill had started on his redemption journey that also sent a warning to the oppositions when Shubman Gill smashed a brilliant fifty during KKR’s intra-squad practice match.
MI vs KKR in IPL 2021:
- Shubman Gill has played all his 50 matches with Kolkata Knight Riders.
- One of the vital cogs of KKR, he has scored 1000+ runs in his IPL career.
- Gill’s opening performances will play a key role in deciding the fate of KKR in IPL 2021.
- His strike rate is currently under the scanner and he needs to address it quickly.
- KKR are currently placed in the lower half of the IPL 2021 points table with 3 wins in 8 matches.
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