Hat-trick of centuries in IPL 2023, Shubman, Virat and Green created history for the first time
The thrilling battle for the playoffs in the Indian Premier League 2023 has been played till May 21. After this, the names of the teams playing the playoff matches have been decided. Many great records have been made during the double header match on the last day of this league matches.
The league round in the Indian Premier League 2023 is over. The names of the four teams going to the playoffs could be decided only after the final match of the league round. Till then the excitement about the fourth team was on. After the playoff teams are decided, the matches will now be played on May 23 and 24. At the same time, many great records have also been made in the matches played on Sunday i.e. 21 May.
Hat-trick of centuries in IPL history
This is the first time in the history of the Indian Premier League when three centuries have been scored in a single day. In the first match played between Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad, Cameron Green played a key role in taking Mumbai to the playoffs by playing a century. The second century of the day came from the bat of Royal Challengers Bangalore player Virat Kohli. On the other hand, Shubman Gill, the explosive batsman of Gujarat Giants and the main contender for the Purple Cap, scored the third and final century of the day. This is the first time in the history of 16 years of IPL when a hat-trick of centuries has been scored in a single day.
Please tell that this time a total of 11 century innings have been played in the IPL season. This is the first time that players have scored more than eight centuries in a single season. Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill have scored centuries twice this season. At the same time, Harry Brook, Venkatesh Iyer, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Suryakumar Yadav, Prabhsimran Singh, Heinrich Klaasen, Cameron Green have also scored a century each.
Virat injured in the match
Virat Kohli injured his knee during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Gujarat Titans but his head coach Sanjay Bangar said it is nothing to worry about. RCB is out of the IPL after losing to Gujarat by six wickets in the last league match. Kohli took a brilliant catch of Vijay Shankar after scoring a century but in the meantime his knee was injured. The physio came to help Kohli but the star batsman had to leave the field and sat in the dugout for the last five overs. Bangar said after the match, “Yes, he has got a minor knee injury but I don’t think it is serious.” Kohli is in excellent form right now. He scored centuries in consecutive matches against Sunrisers Hyderabad and Gujarat Titans.
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