In this article we will discuss about Shubman Gill, his biography, career, IPL price and many more interesting facts about him.
Shubman Gill is an emerging cricketer of India. He is a right handed opening batter.Shubman gained popularity within a very short time due to his fearless approach to the game and excellent batting skills.Let us discuss the aspects related to Gill”s life and his biography.
Shubman Gill Early Life & Biography:
- Shubman Gill was born on 8 September 1999 in Punjab.
- His father is Lakhwinder Singh. Subhman was fond of wrestling in his childhood.
- He started playing cricket at young age.
|DATE OF BIRTH||8th SEPTEMBER 1999|
|HOME TOWN||FAZILKA , PUNJAB|
Shubman Gill Cricket Career:
- At the age of 11, he got selected in Punjab’s Under-16 team. There he scored 330 runs in 5 matches.
- Gill started his first class career in 2017-18 Ranji Trophy season. He represents Punjab in domestic cricket.
- In his first class career, Shubman scored a total of 2133 runs in 21 matches with a strike rate of 73.27 and 777 runs in 37 T20 matches.
- Due to his excellent performance in domestic level, he was quickly selected for the India U-19 team.
Under 19 Career
- Subhman named as the vice-captain of India in the Under-19 World Cup 2018.
- He scored a total of 373 runs in this tournament at an incredible average of 124.00, with 2 centuries and 2 half centuries.
- In 2018, Shubman Gill started his IPL career for Kolkata Knight Riders. From 2018 to 2021, Shubman played for KKR. In those 4 years Gill played 58 matches for KKR & scored a total of 1417 runs.
- In 2022, Gujarat Titans bought him for 8 crores INR.
- He contributed significantly for his new franchise by scoring 483 runs in 16 matches. Based on his extraordinary performance, Gujarat Titans won the IPL 2022 trophy.
- In 2023, Gill scored 890 runs in 17 matches at an average of 59.33, with 3 Centuries & 4 half centuries. He was the leading run scorer in the IPL in this season and won the Orange cap.
- On 26th December 2020 against Australia at Melbourne Shubhman made his test debut.
- He scored brilliant 91 runs on the 2nd innings of the last test match of that famous series played at Gabba, and helped India to win the match and the series.
- On 16th December 2020 Gill scored his first test match hundred against Bangladesh.
- On 18th January 2023 Shubman Gill played an exceptional innings in an ODI match against New Zealand. He scored 208 runs off 149 balls and becomes the 5th Indian cricketer to score a double century in One Day Internationals.
- On 1st February 2023 against New Zealand. Subhman Gill scored 126 runs of just 63 balls. This is his first T20I century.
6 Interesting Facts About Subhman Gill
1. Subhman Gill is the youngest cricketer to score an ODI double century. He broke the record of Ishan Kishan. Ishaan has scored 210 runs against Bangladesh.
|SHUBMAN GILL||208||23 YEARS 132 DAYS|
|ISHAN KISHAN||210||24 YEARS 145 DAYS|
|ROHIT SHARMA||209||26 YEARS 186 DAYS|
2. Subhman is the fastest Indian of player to reach 1000 runs in ODI. He broke the records of Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan.
|BATTER||INNINGS (TO REACH 2000 RUNS)|
3. Gill is the 8th player in the world to score a double century in ODI.
4. Against Zimbabwe Gill scored his maiden ODI hundred. He scored 130 runs of 97 balls. This is the highest score by any Indian batter in ODIs against Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe. Before him, Sachin Tendulkar held this record . He scored 127 runs in a ODI match against Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe.
5. Subhman Gill has scored hundred in Tests, ODIs & T20Is. He becomes the 5th Indian to score hundreds in all format of the game. It is a unique record. The other four are Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina & KL Rahul.
6. On 22 October 2023 Shubman Gil becomes the fastest cricketer to reach 2000 runs in ODIs. Gill reached this milestone against New Zealand. He broke the record of Hashim Amla.
|BATTER||INNINGS (TO REACH 2000 RUNS)|
In conclusion it can be said that, Gill is a very talented player. He will undoubtedly be the next super star for Indian cricket.