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IPL 2023: Shubhmann Gill & Bhuvneshwar Kumar Create Records in the GT vs SRH Game

IPL 2023: Shubhmann Gill & Bhuvneshwar Kumar Create Records in the GT vs SRH Game

The 62nd match between GT & SRH became special in many accords, GT defeated SRH by 34 runs & made their space permanent in the IPL 2023 playoffs. Shubhmann & Bhuvneshwar too shined brightly for their respective teams with Shubhmann scoring his maiden century & Bhuvneshwar taking 5 wickets along with scoring 27 runs making sure SRH has a fighting chance.

This happened twice before but never in the IPL. Karun Nair (111) of Karnataka and V Athisayaraj Davidson (5/30) for Tamil Nadu achieved a similar feat in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. A similar instance was witnessed in the T20 International game between Belgium and Austria in 2021. The pair

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of Saber Zakhil (100) of Belgium and Aqib Iqbal (5/5) of Austria created the same record.

This was the first instance in the IPL that two players from the opposing teams have achieved such a feat. Losing to GT, SRH (Sunrisers Hyderabad) are now kicked out of the playoffs race becoming the second team after Delhi Capitals to get disqualified. Read Also: IPL 2023: Gujarat Titans vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, 62nd Match Prediction

Shubhmann Gill hit the fastest century without hitting a six, he even broke the record of Sachin Tendulkar who hit 50 in 23 balls while Gill did the same in 22 balls. Bhuvneshwar Kumar became the third bowler to pick up 5 wickets in a match in the history of IPL. Only Jaydev Unadkat and James Faulkner have achieved the same in previous IPL seasons.

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