Shubman Gill

Country: India
Born: September 08, 1999, Fazilka, Punjab
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Offbreak
Playing role: Opening Batter

Shubman Gill Bio

Shubman Gill: The Rising Star of Indian Cricket

Shubman Gill, a right-hand top-order batsman hailing from Punjab, has quickly gained recognition in the cricketing world for his exceptional skills and ability to score big runs. His remarkable performances at a young age have earned him a reputation as one of the most promising talents in Indian cricket.

Gill’s journey in cricket began to flourish when he made his first-class debut for Punjab in the Ranji Trophy in late 2017. During his debut, he showcased his immense potential by notching up a half-century, followed by a sensational attacking innings of 129 runs in the subsequent match. These impressive performances did not go unnoticed, and he caught the attention of national selectors.

Under the guidance of former Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid, Gill became a vital part of the prestigious India Under-19 squad. Despite being younger than most of his teammates, Gill consistently played at an age-group level higher than his age. In 2014, he made headlines by smashing an astonishing 351 runs in Punjab’s Inter-District Under-16 tournament. Moreover, he forged an extraordinary opening partnership of 587 runs with Nirmal Singh, setting a new record.

Gill’s brilliance continued as he went on to shine in the Vijay Merchant Trophy for Punjab Under-16 team. In his debut match, he displayed his incredible talent by scoring an unbeaten double-century, leaving everyone astounded. His remarkable performances earned him accolades, including the prestigious BCCI award for the best junior cricketer, which he won consecutively for two years, 2013-14 and 2014-15. Sharing the stage with his idol, Virat Kohli, while receiving the award cemented his determination to follow in the footsteps of his role model.

The young prodigy’s unparalleled talent was put on display once again during the Youth ODI series against England. Gill amassed a staggering 351 runs in just four innings, earning him the coveted title of Man of the Series. His exceptional contributions helped India sweep the series convincingly. In the ensuing reciprocal tour to England, he once again emerged as the top scorer, accumulating a remarkable total of 278 runs in four innings, proving his adaptability to unfamiliar conditions.

While still in New Zealand for the Under-19 World Cup, Gill received a life-changing opportunity when he was picked by the Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2018 IPL auction for a whopping INR 1.8 crore (approximately USD 281,000). This remarkable achievement showcased the recognition of his talent even at the highest level of domestic T20 cricket.

Gill’s batting prowess showcases a combination of remarkable technique, immense power, and exquisite timing. His ability to dominate the bowlers and score big runs has drawn comparisons to some of the great Indian cricketers. His technique and composure at the crease make him a formidable player across all formats of the game.

At just a young age, Shubman Gill has already achieved remarkable milestones and made a name for himself in the cricketing world. With his tremendous potential and hunger for success, he undoubtedly represents the future of Indian cricket. As he continues to showcase his talent on the international stage, it is evident that the young prodigy’s journey of success has only just begun.

Shubman Gill Career Stats

Shubman Gill Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 21 39 3 1063 128 29.52 1821 58.37 2 4 127 13 15 0
T20Is 14 14 1 335 126* 25.76 227 147.57 1 1 31 16 3 0
ODIs 44 44 7 2271 208 61.37 2195 103.46 6 13 254 52 30 0
FC 48 83 8 3605 268 48.06 5255 68.6 10 16 434 47 32 0
List A 99 98 13 4535 208 53.35 4746 95.55 12 24 483 93 56 0
T20s 126 123 18 3802 129 36.2 2793 136.12 5 22 372 122 44 0

Shubman Gill Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 21 1 7 1 0 - - - 0.85 - 0 0 0
T20Is 14 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 44 1 12 11 0 - - - 5.5 - 0 0 0
FC 48 5 61 44 0 - - - 4.32 - 0 0 0
List A 99 2 18 15 0 - - - 5 - 0 0 0
T20s 126 - - - - - - - - - - - -

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