Shubman Gill Biography – An emerging Indian cricket star who used to imitate Sachin Tendulkar in his childhood while watching him on TV!
Family Background of Shubman Gill:
Shubman’s father Lakhwinder Singh is an Agriculturist and his mother’s name is Keart Gill.
He has a sister named Shaheen Gill.
He did his schooling at Manav Mangal Smart School, Punjab.
Shubman Gill was born on September 8, 1999, in Fazilka, Punjab. He did his schooling from Punjab’s Manav Mangal Smart School. At a very young age, he had shown interest in cricket which his family understood very well and provided him the required environment.
His father has played an important role in his cricket journey. His father also wanted to become a cricketer but could not become due to some reasons. The reason his father initiated his training on his own and taught him the basics of cricket.
There weren’t proper facilities for cricket in Fazilka, so his family shifted to Mohali and rented a house near Punjab Cricket Association (PCA). He was enrolled in PCA at the age of 8 and that’s how his cricket journey started.
Shubman Gill Biography:
|Shubman Gill's Profile|
|Full Name||Shubman Gill|
|Date of Birth||September 8, 1999|
|Age||22 years (in 2021)|
|Birth Place||Fazilka, Punjab|
|School||Manav Mangal Smart School, Punjab|
|Height||5ft. 10" |
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Family & Relationships|
|Father||Lakhwinder Singh Gill|
|Siblings||Shahneel Kaur Gill (Sister)|
|Playing Role||Playing Role|
|Batting Style||Right-hand bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm offbreak|
|Major Teams||India, India Under-19s, Punjab Under-19s, Punjab Under-|
16s, Kolkata Knight Riders
|Test Debut||Australia vs India at Melbourne (December 26, 2020)|
|ODI Debut||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)|
Cricket Career of Shubman:
At the age of 11, he made his debut in the Under-16 District-level match and scored 330 runs in just 5 innings.
Later, in 2014, he got a chance to play in Punjab’s Under-16 Inter-District Tournament in which he scored 351 runs and also made a record partnership of 587 runs with Nirmal Singh.
He scored a double-century in the U-16 State-level Vijay Merchant Trophy and because of performances like these, he won the Best Junior Cricket Award of the year 2013-14 and 2014-15.
On February 25, 2017, he made his List-A debut against Vidarbha in Vijay Hazare Trophy in which he got run out on the score of 11 runs.
While playing for the National U-19 team in February 2017, he scored 351 runs in 4 innings in Youth ODI series against England and won the Man of the Series award.
Later, on November 17, 2017, he started his First-Class career against Bengal in Ranji Trophy and scored a fifty on the debut Ranji match. He scored 63 runs in the first innings and got out on 21 in the second innings.
In the Under-19 World Cup 2018, Shubman scored 372 runs at an average of 124.00 and won the Player of the Tournament award. He was also the Vice-captain of the Team.
On January 31, 2019, Gill made his One Day International debut opposite to New Zealand at Hamilton. He scored 9 runs in 21 balls in the match.
Later, on December 26, he made his Test debut against Australia at Melbourne, where he scored 45 runs in the first innings and quick not out 35 runs in the second innings that eventually led India to win the match by 8 wickets.
Gill’s IPL Career:
Shubman Gill was bought by KKR at IPL auction for the 2018 season at Rs. 1.8 crores. He played 13 matches in the tournament and scored a total of 203 runs.
KKR retained him for IPL 2019 in which he scored 296 runs. KKR retained him for the 2020 season too, and also played for the same team in the IPL 2021.
|Shubman's IPL Stats|
Facts about Shubman Gill :
- Once Rahul Dravid asked him not to play lofted shots in the Series and it worked for him perfectly.
- He is the 4th youngest Cricketer of Punjab to score a century in Ranji Trophy.
- Gill’s Favourite Cricketers are Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli.
- His Favourite Football Player is Neymar.
- He likes to play the FIFA game & Swim in his spare time.
Frequently asked questions on Google:
Q1: Is Shubman Gill a Sikh?
Q2: What is the age of Gill?
Ans: 22 years (in 2021)
Q3: What is the height of Shubman Gill?
Ans: 5ft. 10″ (1.78m or 178 cm)
Q4: Who is the wife of Shubman Gill?
Ans: He is not married yet.
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