Shubman Gill Powers GT to 233, MI Chase 234

  • Gujarat Titans are taking on Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 2 of IPL 2023.

  • Being asked to bat first, Gujarat scored 233/3.

  • Shubman Gill recorded his third century, scoring 129 runs in 60 deliveries.

  • The opening batter became only the third player, after Virat Kohli and Jos Buttler, to score three or more centuries in a single IPL season.

  • Three Mumbai bowlers conceded in excess of 40 runs.

GT vs MI Live: Green on the Charge

The sore left arm is not stopping Cameron Green from playing his usual game. With the help of his six, Mumbai Indians accumulate 10 runs in Noor Ahmad’s second over.

MI are 95/3 after 9 overs.

GT vs MI Live: Required Run Rate on the Rise

Suryakumar Yadav and Cameron Green need to get a move on, as the game is slipping out of MI’s reach at a steady pace. Only eight runs come from Rashid Khan’s second over.

GT vs MI Live: Varma’s Solo Act Concludes


Tilak Varma looked exceptional for his 14-ball 43, but he has to depart after being befooled by Rashid Khan. The Afghan spinner delivered just what the doctor ordered for Gujarat, and now, the odds are stacked in Gujarat’s favour.

MI are 72/3 after 6 overs.

GT vs MI Live: Shami Clobbered

Stop the press! This match is far, far from being done and dusted.

After two impressive overs, Mohammed Shami faces the wrath of Tilak Varma. 24 runs come from the fifth over of the innings. Mumbai Indians are 65/5 after five overs.

GT vs MI Live: Surya, Varma Wage Stern War

Now then, Mumbai Indians surely cannot pull off a miracle, can they? If they were to do that, the two batters on crease currently – Tilak Varma and Suryakumar Yadav – need to have an extended stay.

MI are 41/2 after four overs.

GT vs MI Live: Rohit Departs


This is huge for Gujarat Titans. Ishan Kishan and Cameron Green are injured, Nehal Wadhera was dismissed in the first over, and now, skipper Rohit Sharma has to take the long walk back to the pavilion. The opener’s pull shot catches a top edge and finds Josh Little at fine leg.

MI are 29/2 after 3 overs.

GT vs MI Live: Green Retires Hurt

No end to Mumbai Indians’ woes. After Ishan Kishan could not open with a facial injury, the in-form all-rounder, Cameron Green has to depart. Hardik Pandya’s short ball is smashed into the Aussie’s left arm, triggering Suryakumar Yadav’s arrival in the middle.

After two overs, Mumbai Indians are 21/2.

GT vs MI Live: Wadhera Punt Backfires

Wicket in the first over!

Gujarat Titans could not have asked for a better start. The punt with Nehal Wadhera as an attacking opener backfired for Mumbai Indians, as the southpaw departed for scoring four runs.

MI are 9/1 after the first over.

GT vs MI Live: Nehal Wadhera Opens For Mumbai

Surprise, Surprise!

We saw Ishan Kishan leaving the field after a collision with Chris Jordan. The wicketkeeper-batter has not come out to open, with Nehal Wadhera in the middle alongside Rohit Sharma.

234 runs. 120 deliveries. 10 wickets. This should be fun.

GT vs MI Live: Behrendorff Brilliance

When was the last time we praised a Mumbai Indians bowler?

Well, Jason Behrendorff has emerged as an exception from an otherwise underwhelming lot. The Aussie left-arm seamer ends his spell with a brilliantly executed last over, conceding just seven runs.

GT are 205/2 after 18 overs.

GT vs MI Live: Gill Departs, But Is It Too Late For MI?


Pin drop silence at the Narendra Modi Stadium, and rightfully so. Shubman Gill departs, and Akash Madhwal has the last laugh.

Yet, the wicket won’t be spoken about from today’s match. Rather, Gill’s exceptional knock, wherein he scored 129 runs in only 60 deliveries, will be cherished for years and years to come.

GT are 198/2 with three overs to spare.

GT vs MI Live: Record For Gill, But Let Sai be Praised Too

Eventful 16th over!

Firstly, Shubman Gill broke Virender Sehwag’s record of the highest individual score in an IPL playoff match. Away from the spotlight, Sai Sudharsan is also doing a sublime job, as he struck two boundaries off Chris Jordan’s third over.

MI are 183/1 after 16 over.

GT vs MI Live: Third Century For Shubman Gill

Hat tip, Shubman!

Third century of the season, and with this, the youngster becomes only the third player in the history of IPL to score three of more tons in a single season, after two legends in Virat Kohli and Jos Buttler!

19 runs come from the 15th over. GT are 166/1.

GT vs MI Live: Decent From Jordan

No, not in this over. Shubman Gill needs to wait a bit more for his third century, as Chris Jordan has bowled a decent 14th over. Only 8 runs from it.

GT are 147/1 after 14 overs.

GT vs MI Live: No Stopping Shubman


Shubman Gill – simply out of this world. Piyush Chawla returns to bowl the 13th over, and he is attacked with hammer and tongs. A four and two sixes in this over, one of which went into the moon and back, traveling a total of 106 metres!

GT are 139/1.

GT vs MI Live: Gargantuan, Glamorous Gill


Oh Akash Madhwal! How quickly do the tables turn in IPL? Last game’s five-wicket haul star is smashed for three huge sixes, as Shubman Gill looks set on his mission to confirm Mumbai’s departure ticket.

GT are 119/1 after 12 overs.

GT vs MI Live: Gujarat Near Three-Figure Mark

Another catch dropped, but instead, we will praise this attempt from Cameron Green. Gill struck a shot back at the Aussie all-rounder with immense power, but Green still managed to get a hand, or rather, a finger to it, saving his face from the brute force.

Gujarat are 98/1.

GT vs MI Live: Another Half-Century For Shubman


If you hand out freebies to Shubman Gill, a batter who has been in exceptional form, odds are high that you will end up repenting. That’s what Mumbai Indians are doing now, as the opening batter completes his half-century.

Halfway through the innings, Gujarat are 91/1.


GT vs MI Live: Momentum Swings in GT’s Favour

This is impressive batting from Shubman Gill – he is counter-attacking Mumbai’s trump card with the ball. Piyush Chawla concedes 16 runs in his second over, including a six and a four off the opener’s willow.

GT are 80/1 after 9 overs.

GT vs MI Live: Gill Survives Again!

How does Kumar Kartikeya not have a wicket to his name?

The left-arm spinner befooled Gill twice, but to no avail. The stumping attempt by Ishan Kishan was not successful, whereas Tilak Varma had a catching opportunity, but did not go for a big dive when the situation demanded it.

GT are64/1 after 8 overs.

GT vs MI Live: Saha Sent Packing


How often has Piyush Chawla done this for Mumbai Indians this season? Just when Mumbai were in desperate need of a wicket, the veteran emerges as the saviour, sending Wriddhiman Saha back to the dressing room.

GT are 59/1 after 7 overs.

GT vs MI Live: Gill Survives


Having bowled well in the last match, Rohit Sharma gave the ball to Chris Jordan for the last over of powerplay. After conceding a six and a four early on, he almost got the better of Shubman Gill, but Tim David could not complete the catch.

GT vs MI Live: First Big Over

First big over for Gujarat Titans, and they needed it. Jason Behrendoff concedes 11 runs in his third over, with both Gill and Saha hitting a boundary apiece.

GT are 38/0 after five overs.

GT vs MI Live: 7 Runs From Madhwal’s First

Last match’s star, Akash Madhwal has conceded seven runs in his first over, with Wriddhiman Saha striking a boundary in the last ball.

After four overs, GT are 27/0.

GT vs MI Live: Behrendorff Impressive

Jason Behrendorff has not had the best of seasons, but MI fans will be happy with how the left-armer has started in this match. Just 7 runs from his second over.

MI are 20/0.

GT vs MI Live: Good Start From Mumbai 

This has been a decent start from Mumbai Indians. Jason Behrendorff generated swing with the new ball, conceding only three runs in the first over. Bowling the second over, however, Cameron Green conceded 10 runs.

GT are 13/0 after 2 overs.

GT vs MI Live: Team News

Both teams have made changes to their team!

As we had predicted, Josh Little returns in Gujarat’s playing XI, with Darshan Nalkande getting the axe. To balance out overseas slots, Dasun Shanaka has been sacrificed for Sai Sudharsan.

Josh Little has returned in the Gujarat Titans playing XI.

Mumbai, on the flip side, have made a solitary change. Hrithik Shokeen had an underwhelming outing against Lucknow Super Giants in the Eliminator, and he had to make room for left-arm spinner, Kumar Kartikeya.

Kumar Kartikeya has replaced Hrithik Shokeen.

GT vs MI Live: Mumbai Win Toss, to Bowl First

News from the centre is, *drumrolls*, Mumbai Indians have won the toss and opted to field first.

“The pitch looks a little sticky. We can make best use of the pitch, it will get better as the game goes on. It’s our comfort, what we want to do. We’ve chased well this season,” Rohit Sharma said after the toss, explaining his decision.

“We would have bowled as well, but it’s okay. Knockouts and qualifiers are fun, you have to be on your A game. It’s important to enjoy,” said Hardik.

GT vs MI Live: The Big Question

Right then, we are three minutes away from the toss. The big question is – will Gujarat Titans make a change? Josh Little has returned to India after attending to national team commitments with Ireland.

GT vs MI Live: Toss at 7:45pm, Match at 8pm

We finally have an update!

Toss will take place in roundabout 25 minutes from now, at 7:45pm. The match will commence at 8pm. There will not be any loss of overs – full forty overs of compelling cricket coming soon.

GT vs MI Live: Ground Still Not Ready

Hardik Pandya is seen having a hysterical discussion with former teammate, Kieron Pollard. The mood, however, is serious in another corner of the field, where Rohit Sharma and Ashish Nehra are having a discussion.

Bottomline – the outfield is still wet. For now, we wait.

GT vs MI Live: Toss Delayed

News from the centre is *drumrolls* – no one has won the toss, as wet outfield has delayed the flip of the coin. Covers are off, players are ready, but it rained today and the ground isn’t.

We will keep updating!

GT vs MI Live: The Key Players – Mumbai Indians

Albeit not many would have predicted a Rs 17.50 crore player to justify his worth in only the maiden season, Cameron Green has done just that, and with effortless elegance. He has scored 422 runs and has picked up 6 wickets.

Cameron Green has scored 422 runs, whilst also scalping 6 wickets.

Akash Madhwal is MI’s latest find, with a fifer in the Eliminator, but in terms of consistency, Piyush Chawla has been unparalleled. The leg-spinner has picked up 21 wickets at an economy rate of 7.75 runs per over.

Piyush Chawla has picked up 21 wickets.

GT vs MI Live: The Key Players – Gujarat Titans

Gujarat Titans have been an impressive unit with the bat, and albeit they have had a handful of crucial contributors, the lion’s share of credit must go to Shubman Gill. The opening batter has scored 722 runs, including two centuries.

Shubman Gill has scored 722 runs.

As for their bowling department, Mohammed Shami has been the most reliable asset, both with the new ball and at the death overs. He has picked up 26 wickets at an average of 17.38.

Mohammed Shami has picked up 26 wickets.

GT vs MI Live: Mumbai Ahead on Head-to-Head Records

If head-to-head records are anything to go by, Mumbai Indians might have a slender psychological advantage, coming into this encounter. These two teams have met thrice previously, wherein Rohit Sharma’s team emerged as winners on two occasions.

GT vs MI Previous Matches:

  • MI 218/5, GT 191/8 (12 May, 2023)

  • GT 207/6, MI 152/9 (25 April, 2023)

  • GT 172/5, MI 177/6 (6 May, 2022)

GT vs MI Live: 40 Overs Separate a Final Ticket From a Farewell

Forty overs is all that separates a place in the final from a saddening exit, for the two teams that will compete in Qualifier 2 of IPL 2023 – Gujarat Titans and Mumbai Indians.

Albeit previous results are insignificant now, these two teams have not had identical journeys this season. Gujarat were, by far, the most consistent team in the league stage, winning 10 of their 14 matches.

That being said, a 15-run defeat in Qualifier 1 against Chennai Super Kings prevented the defending champions from taking a shortcut route to the step, and Hardik Pandya’s are now having to do it the hard way.

Mumbai Indians, on the other hand, needed assistance from a few teams to make it to the playoffs with only eight wins, but they were seen at their best in the last match against Lucknow Super Giants, winning the Eliminator bout by a comprehensive 81-run margin.

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