Shubman Gill overtakes Virat Kohli for this big record in IPL | Cricket News


NEW DELHI: Shubman Gill on Wednesday etched his name in the history books of the Indian Premier League (IPL) by becoming the youngest player to reach 3000 runs in the tournament.
Playing against Rajasthan Royals, Gujarat Titans skipper Gill, who also completed 4000 T20 runs, achieved this impressive milestone at the age of 24 years and 215 days, surpassing the previous record held by Royal Challengers Bengaluru’s batting maestro Virat Kohli, who did it in 26 years and 186 days.
Sanju Samson (26 years and 320 days) is at the third spot followed by Suresh Raina (27 years and 161 days) and Rohit Sharma (27 years and 343 days).
Gill’s accomplishment at such a youthful stage of his career underscores his exceptional talent and potential as a batsman. Since his debut in the IPL, Gill has consistently showcased his batting prowess, combining classical technique with innovative stroke play. His ability to anchor innings and score runs consistently has established him as a key player.

At just 24 years old, Gill’s achievement serves as a testament to his maturity and cricketing acumen beyond his years. It highlights his significance not only for teams he played in IPL but also as one of the brightest talents in Indian cricket. As he continues to evolve and grow, Gill’s record-breaking feat sets a high bar for future generations of cricketers.
Youngest to score 3000 IPL runs

  • 24y 215 – Shubman Gill
  • 26y 186d – Virat Kohli
  • 26y 320d – Sanju Samson
  • 27y 161d – Suresh Raina
  • 27y 343d – Rohit Sharma

Gill, who took 94 innings, also became the joint-fourth fastest player to register 3000 runs when it comes to fewest innings taken in the history of the IPL. West Indies legend Chirs Gayle sits at the top, achieving it in 75 innings followed by KL Rahul (80) and Jos Buttler (85).
Fewest innings to 3000 IPL runs

  • 75 – Chris Gayle
  • 80 – KL Rahul
  • 85 – Jos Buttler
  • 94 – Shubman Gill
  • 94 – David Warner
  • 94 – Faf du Plessis


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