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RCB vs GT 70th Match IPL 2023 Highlights

Watch the highlights of RCB vs GT 70th Match IPL 2023 - Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament of the 70th T20 match played between Gujarat Titans and Royal Challengers Bangalore at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru in 21st May 2023.

RCB vs GT 70th Match IPL 2023 Highlights
Shubman Gill and Vijay Shankar added 123 for the second wicket © Associated Press

Shubman Gill's power-hitting 52-ball century and Vijay Shankar's superb half-century powers to Gujarat Titans convincing six-wicket victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore, despite a masterclass Virat Kohli's record-breaking hundred and RCB eliminated, Mumbai Indians go through to the playoffs in the 70th match of a Indian Premier League.

Match Stats : 
  • Gujarat Titans chased 198 was their highest successful run-chase in Indian Premier League, previous highest chase was 196 against Sunrisers Hyderabad at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai in the last season.
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore's 197 was their highest score against Gujarat Titans in IPL, jointly their previous highest was 170 at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai in the last season and another highest at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai in the previous season.
  • Virat Kohli became the first batsman to hit seven centuries in IPL history, beating Chris Gayle's six hundreds record.
  • 7 : Virat Kohli hit the most centuries by any batsman in IPL history, surpassing the Chris Gayle's record of 6-hundeds.
  • This is the Virat Kohli's fourth century at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru - the most hundreds hit by any batsman at an IPL venue, beating Chris Gayle's 3-hundreds at same venue and David Warner's 3-hundeds at Hyderabad.
  • Virat Kohli hit 60-ball his third slowest century for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL.
  • Virat Kohli became the first Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman to score a century against Gujarat Titans in IPL history and overall the second player after Suryakumar Yadav.
  • 67 : Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis set up the second highest first-wicket partnership for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Gujarat Titans in IPL.
  • 64* : Virat Kohli and Anuj Rawat set up the record sixth-wicket partnership for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Gujarat Titans in Indian Premier League, previously held by the 20-run stand between Mahipal Lomror and Shahbaz Ahmed at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai in the last season.
  • Virat Kohli (101*) and Shubman Gill (104*) - This is the second instance of each team batsman has been scored a century in an IPL match, previous such instance came between Heinrich Klaasen (SRH) and Virat Kohli (RCB) at Hyderabad in this season - This is the second time this season a century has been scored from each team batsman in the same match.
  • 123 : Shubman Gill and Vijay Shankar set up the record second-wicket partnership for Gujarat Titans against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Indian Premier League, previously held by the 17-run stand between Shubman Gill and Sai Sudharsan at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai, in the last season and the GT's second highest second-wicket stand in IPL.
  • Shubman Gill hammered a 52-ball fastest century by an Gujarat Titans batsman in IPL, surpassing the his own record of 56-ball hundred against Sunrisers Hyderabad at Ahmedabad in this season.
  • Shubman Gill became the first Gujarat Titans batsman to score two centuries in IPL history.
  • Shubman Gill became the first Gujarat Titans batsman to score a century against Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL history.
  • 8 : Shubman Gill hit the second most sixes in an innings for Gujarat Titans in Indian Premier League after Rashid Khan's 10-sixes against Mumbai Indians at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai in this season and the most-sixes hit by an GT batsman against Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL, surpassing the previous record of 3-sixes jointly hit by Hardik Pandya and David Miller at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai in the last season.
  • Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill became the 3rd & 4th player respectively to score consecutive centuries in IPL - (Both batters had scored hundreds in their previous match against Sunrisers Hyderabad) after Shikhar Dhawan in 2020 and Jos Buttler did it the last season.

RCB scored 197-5 in 20 overs with top scorer by Virat Kohli hit a unbeaten 101 off 61-balls - which was his 7th IPL hundred - including 13-fours & a six with strike rate of 165.57.

Faf du Plessis struck 28 off 19-balls including 5-fours with strike rate of 147.36, Michael Bracewell hit 26 off 16-balls included 5-fours with strike rate of 162.50 and Anuj Rawat cracked a unbeaten 23 off 15-balls including one-six & a four with strike-rate of 153.33.

GT best bowler by Noor Ahmad strikes 2-wickets, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami and Yash Dayal each took one-wickets.

GT chased 198-4 in 19.1 overs with top scorer by Shubman Gill hammered a career-best unbeaten 104 off 52-balls - which was his 2nd IPL hundred & his first century against Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL.

Vijay Shankar struck 53 off 35-balls including 7-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 151.42 and Wriddhiman Saha scored 12 off 14-balls included 2-fours.

RCB best bowler by Mohammed Siraj took 2-wickets and one for Harshal Patel - Vijaykumar Vyshak.

Shubman Gill named Player of the match for his match-winning power-hitting batting performance to smashed a career-best unbeaten 104-runs knocked off facing 52-balls including 8-sixes & 5-fours with strike rate of 200.

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