Shubman Gill new cricket star
Cricketer Shubman Gill was born on 8th September 1999 in Fazilka, Punjab. Shubman is a top-order, right-hand batsman from Punjab. His debut from Punjab was in 2017- 2018 for Ranji Trophy against Bengal. His batting is at the same level of Virat Kohli, Joe Root and Alastair Cook. He was a vice- captain of 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. HE is a constant feature in Rahul Dravid’s plans for the U-19 World Cup, he constantly played at an age-group level above his. In 2014, he smacked 351 in Punjab Inter-District Under-16 tournament, and shared a record opening stand of 587 with Nirmal Singh.
As of now Gill and Vijay Shankar the all-rounder was called by BCCI for India’s, Australia and New Zealand tours after KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya were ordered to return back home in disgrace over comments made about women on a TV show.
Movement of life
Went on to share the stage with his idol Virat Kohli while receiving a BCCI award for the best junior cricketer, which he won for two successive years: 2013-14 and 2014-15.
How it all starts
Shubman’s father Lakhwinder Singh wanted to become a cricketer but could not. So he decided that Shubman will become a cricketer. In beginning he ask his farm labour to ball Shubman, so that he get practice. He was so convinced of his talent that he moved the family to Mohali and rented a house near the PCA Stadium. Shubman was so passionate about cricket that he started playing from the age of 3 and he use to sleep with bat & ball.
His growth as a cricketer
|2014||Scored 351 in Punjab’s Inter-District U-16 tournament in 2014|
|BCCI award for the Best Junior Cricketer (2013-2014)|
|2015||BCCI award for the Best Junior Cricketer (2014-2015)|
|2016-2017||Made list-A debut for Punjab for Vijay Hazare Trophy on 25th February 2017|
|2017||Part of Indian U-19 series and win against England U-19 in February|
|2017-2018||Made debut for Punjab for Ranji Trophy on 17th November 2017|
|2017||Scored maiden century for
Punjab against services in November
Vice- captain of India’s squad for 2018 U-19 CWC
|2018||Kolkata Knight Riders bought him in January for Rs1.8 in the IPL auction|
|Made T20 debut for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL on 14th April 2018|
|Named in India C’s squad for 2018-2019 Deodhar Trophy|
|Named as one of eight players to watch ahead of the 2018-2019 Ranji Trophy|
|Scored double maiden century in the match against T.N. for Ranji Trophy in December|
|Scored 148 runs off 154 balls, in a match against Hyderabad for Ranji Trophy.|
|2019||On 1st January 2019 scored 990 runs in first-class cricket, from 14th innings across eight matches|
|Leading run-scores for Punjab in the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy with 728 runs in 5 matches|
|Selected for India’s squad for the limited-overs leg for their series against New Zealand in January.|
We wish our upcoming star all the best for future. And many more victories to come.