Shubman Gill was born on 8 September 1999 ( Age 21; in 2020) in Fazilka, Punjab, India. He was educated at Manav Mangal Smart School, Mohali, Punjab. Shubman is playing cricket since his Childhood and idolizes by Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, and VVS. Laxman we are inspiring to Shubman gill.
Shubman Gill was born in a Sikh Family. His Father Lakwinder Singh Gill. an Agriculturist and his mother are Keart Gill. He has a Sister and her mane is Shahneel Kaur Gill. Shubman Young and talented person and sensational Right-hand batsman he has been playing in the domestic cricket and India A Circuit.
Shubman Gill Biography:
|Full Name||Shubman Gill|
|Date of Birth||September 8, 1999|
|Age||20 years (in 2019)|
|Birth Place||Fazilka, Punjab|
|School||Manav Mangal Smart School, Punjab|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Family & Relationships|
|Lakhwinder Singh Gill
|Siblings||Shahneel Kaur Gill (Sister)|
|Coach||U-19 Coach Dravid|
|Playing Role||Playing Role|
|Batting Style||Right-hand bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm off-break|
|Major Teams||India, India Under-19s, Punjab Under-19s, Punjab Under-
16s, Kolkata Knight Riders
|India vs New Zealand, Hamilton (January 2019|
|First-Class Debut||Punjab vs Bengal, Amritsar (November 2017)|
|List-A Debut||Punjab vs Vidarbha, Delhi (February 2017)|
|T-20 Debut||Punjab vs Vidarbha, Delhi (February 2017)|
Shubman Gill Biography
His father Lakhwinder Singh once spoke about his son’s passion for the game. “Shubman never liked any other toy. He used to play with the cricket bat and ball even during going to bed,” Lakhwinder told PTI.
“We fully supported him for achieving his dream to become a cricketer, dedicating 15 years on him to enable him to become a world-class cricketer. We even left our work and skipped several family functions including marriage celebrities of our relatives so we could dedicate as much time as we could on him,” he added further.
His father an agriculturist would ask the hired help on the farm to throw balls at Gill to help him practice batting. Lakhwinder was convinced of his talent and moved the family to Mohali and rented a house near the PCA Stadium.
While he was unidentified working out at the small academy opposite to Mohali’s PCA Stadium, former Indian pacer Karsan Ghavri held a bowling camp for the talented persons where he wants to needed kids to bat against his bowlers. And incidentally, that’s when young Shubman came into the picture.
In an Under-16 Inter-District tournament, he scored 351 runs in one inning. Even on his Under-16 state debut for Punjab, he was smashed an unbeaten double century. All this came in the year 2014. He made his List A debut for Punjab in 2016–17 Vijay Hazare Trophy. He made his first-class debut for Punjab in the 2017–18 Ranji Trophy in the same year.
As the years were passing the young gun was making an impact in his games. In 2018, Shubman was named in India C’s squad for the 2018–19 Deodhar Trophy. The form led him to make an entry in 2018–19 Ranji Trophy.
With his batting powers at the domestic level, he impressed the selectors and was given a chance to play in the U19 side in 2017. In February, India won the series in England which Shubman was part of. In the same year, he was named the vice-captain of India’s squad for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
Gill made the entire nation proud with his batting skills on the international level. He was the leading run-scorer for India in the World Cup, with 372 runs. He was also called as named the player of the tournament. The young talent was also called as a squad member when India (senior team) traveled to New Zealand in 2018 but couldn’t make a debut.
Setting IPL on Fire
Following Gill’s Player of the Series award in the U-19 World Cup, he attracted the interest of four franchises during IPL 2018 auction including Kings XI Punjab, Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders, and Delhi Capitals. However, in the end, KKR made the final bid and snatched him for Rs 1.80 crore. This season, he has scored 296 runs at an impressive average of 32.88 from 14 matches.
- Shubman has twice been awarded by the BCCI’s ‘Best Junior Cricketer’ (U-14 and U-16) Award’ in 2013-14 and 2014-15.
- He was the player of the tournament of the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
- He holds the world record of scoring 587 runs in partnership with Nirmal Singh.
- He always keeps red handkerchief while batting.
- At the age of 8, he would wake up at 3:30 am, get ready for two hours of practice from 4, attend school, return in the afternoon for more cricket.
- He is a huge fan of Sachin Tendulkar and current Indian skipper Virat Kohli.
- His favorite football club is FC Barcelona.
- Shubman has a contract of ₹ 1.8 crores with IPL club Kolkata Knight Riders. Moreover, the rising cricketing star also has an advertising contract in place with Danone. He will be the face of protein powder brand Protinex for the next 5 years.
An appetite for runs matched with a temperament rated way beyond his years – Shubman Gill has all the makings of a star cricketer. With marvelous Under 19 success and IPL form, he is already giving a knock on the national door. A boy whose wicket was priced at ₹ 100 at the age of five, has unquestionably come a long way to realize his dreams of playing for India. If he keeps his hard work and determination, it would not be much longer when we see Shuman Gill don the blue jersey. Going by his immense potential, we can concretely say that this young gun is destined for bigger and greater things in the future. Please do like and share also comment section below.
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