Suryakumar Yadav is a T20 genius who scored his first IPL ton against Gujarat Titans. He constructed his innings with traditional shots and hit one incredible six off Shami's bowling. His century was instrumental in Mumbai Indians' victory over Gujarat Titans.
Yashasvi Jaiswal's IPL 2023 season has been a breakthrough for Mumbai's Jaiswal, who has improved his range hitting and is getting positive results. His century against Mumbai Indians stands out, with sixes against Cameron Green and Jofra Archer and 124 against MI.
Shubman Gill is making the bat talk in this year's IPL, scoring runs in previous seasons. His 104* knock against Royal Challengers Bangalore was the perfect end to the gala party of group-stage matches.
Virat Kohli produced back-to-back hundreds this season, but this one is more special. He batted first in the rain-affected game and scored 31 runs off 15 deliveries. He tackled the spin duo of Rashid Khan and Noor Ahmed to his best and completed his seventh IPL century
Marcus Stoinis has been a key player for Lucknow Supergiants, posting his personal best at the IPL and leading the team to a competitive score against Mumbai Indians. He also tonked Behrendoorf for two biggies in the next over.
Rashid Khan is a global T20 superstar who kept Gujarat Titans' hopes alive by hitting 10 sixes in the second half. He has spent time batting in the nets, but the bowler is more important for the team going forward.
Ajinkya Rahane has been a revelation in this year's IPL, playing for Chennai Super Kings and presenting a different version of his game. He scored back-to-back sixes against Umesh Yadav and took on Varun Chakravarthy for 19 runs in an over, helping CSK to post 235 runs on the board.
Shardul Thakur's 68 off 29 against Royal Challengers Bangalore was his personal best of the season. He displayed fearless batting and capitalized on poor deliveries to create a 103-run partnership with Rinku Singh.
Nicolas Pooran had his best IPL season with the bat, smashed Karn Sharma for sixes and targeted Wayne Parnell's over for 15 off four balls. He registered this season's fastest half-century, which was later broken by Yashasvi Jaiswal.
Shimron Hetmyer has improved this season, partnering with skipper Sanju Samson to construct an unbeaten knock against Gujarat Titans. He has instilled fear in the bowler's eyes and his strong bottom hand has helped RR take them home.