Shubman Gill is a cricket player who represents Punjab in Indian domestic cricket. He was a part of India‘s U19 team in 2018. He also plays for Gujarat Titans in the Indian Premier League.
Shubman Gill Wiki, Biography, Age, Height, Caste, Net Worth
|Real Name||Shubman Gill|
|Profile Name||Shubman Gill|
|Date of Birth||8 September 1999|
|Education Qualification||To be updated|
|Caste||To be updated|
|Family||Father – Lakhvinder Singh Gill
Mother – Kirat Gill
Siblings – Shahneel Kaur Gill (Elder Sister)
|Spouse/Partner||To be updated|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Earlier Life & Family
Shubman Gill was born on September 08, 1999 (age 23 Years) in Fazilka, Punjab, India. His father, Lakhwinder Singh was a farmer and his mother Kirat Gill, was a homemaker. His elder sister’s name is Shahneel Kaur Gill.
His father wanted to become a professional cricketer but count not achieve his dream. Since Gill had good cricketing skills at a very young age, his father decided to make him a cricketer.
Lakhwinder Singh created a cricket ground on his farm for Gill’s practice. Later, they left the village and moved to Mohali to join him at PCA Academy. He completed his schooling at Manav Mangal Smart School located in Mohali.
Physical Appearance – Shubman Gill height 1.78m (5’10″ Feet) and Weight 65 kg. He has black colour hair and a dark brown colour eye. He belongs to the Sikhism religion and caste details are unknown.
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Shubman Gill started his cricketing career at the age of 11. His immense talent in cricket acquired him an opportunity to play under the U16 Punjab team for domestic matches. He then debuted his List-A cricket under Punjab for Vijay Hazare Trophy in the year 2017.
He debuted his first-class cricketing career under Punjab for the Ranji Trophy held in the year 2017. His clinical performance in the Ranji Trophy acquired him an opportunity to Play under Kolkata Knight Riders Team in the IPL 2018.
Then he got an opportunity to play under the India C squad for Deodhar Trophy in the year 2018. He became the leading run-scorer for Punjab Team in the Ranji Trophy 2018.
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His massive opening performance as an opening batsman for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL 2019 helped him to bag the Emerging Player of The IPL Season 2019 award. He also lead as vice-captain of the U19 Indian Squad for the U19 World Cup held in the year 2018.
He then debuted his international cricketing career under Indian Team for an ODI series against New Zealand. He also led the India A Squad for a practice match against West Indies A.
He debuted his International test career under Indian Team for a Test series against Australia in the year 2020. He then acquired an opportunity to lead the India Blue team for the Duleep Trophy held in the year 2019.
He also lead the India C team for the Deodhar Trophy held in the year 2019. Ahead of IPL 2022, he was released by KKR and drafted by the new franchise, Gujarat Titans.
Since he was drafted into the team before the auction, there were a lot of expectations from him and he has played some vital innings for Gujarat.
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In Association with
Shubman Gill has played alongside Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan and Rahul Tewaita in the IPL. He also played with KL Rahul, Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah in the Indian team. He represents the Indian team under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma.
Shubman Gill Facts:
- He grew up watching Sachin Tendulkar, and Rahul Dravid on the television.
- He was included in Punjab’s U16 team at the age of 11.
- Gill made his List-A debut against Vidarbha in 2017.
- BCCI named him as the vice-captain of the U19 team for the World Cup 2020.
- In 2018, he was bought by KKR at a price of INR 1.8 Crore.
- He made his ODI and Test debut in 2019 and 2020 respectively.
- He was picked by the Gujarat Titans ahead of IPL 2022.
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