Shubham Gill IPL 2018 KKR: Wiki, Biography, Age, Sex, Stats, Performance, Team
Shubham Gill is an India cricketer. He was the part of winning team of the India Under-19 against England. Gill’s family owns agricultural lands in Fazilka Punjab. His father would ask the hired help on the farm to throw balls at Gill to help him practicing batting. Gill’s father was convinced of his talent and moved the family to Mohali and rented a house near the PCA stadium.
In December 2017 he was named as Vice-captain of India’s squad for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket world cup. He was the leading run scorer for India in the tournament. He scored 372 runs with his bat. He was also named as the player of the series. Following India’s matches in the tournament, the International cricket council (ICC) named him as the rising star of the squad.
In January 2018 he was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders for the price of 1.8 crores in the VIVO IPL 2018 auction.
He never liked any kind of toy in his childhood. He always loved to play with bat and ball. He used to play with the cricket bat and ball even during going to bed. Shubham Gill has already played two Ranji games for his home state. He scored a century in one of them.
Gill began the U-19 world cup with 63 off 54 balls against Australia and then an unbeaten 90 off just 59 balls against Zimbabwe. In the quarter-final against Bangladesh, he scored 86. This happened shortly before the IPL auction. He won the man of the series prize in the U-19 ODIs against smashing 147 in a one-day match in Sussex.
Full Name – Shubham Gill
Born – September 8, 1999, Fazilka, Punjab
Age – 18 years
Sex – Male
Major teams – Inder Under-19, Punjab Under-19, Punjab Under-16
Playing role – Batsman
Batting style – Right-hand
Bowling style – Right-arm off-break
Shubam Gill Photos
|First-class debut||Punjab vs Bengal at Amritsar, Nov 19-19, 2017|
|Last First-class||Punjab vs Services at Amritsar, Nov 25-28, 2017|
|List A debut||Punjab vs Vidarbha at Delhi, Feb 25, 2017|
|Last List A||Odisha vs Punjab at Alur, Feb 8, 2018|
Batting And Fielding Averages
|ODIs||First class||List A||T20s|
Facts You Should Know About Shubham Gill
He scored an unbeaten 102 runs in just 94 balls against Pakistan to guide India into the final of Under-19 cricket world cup where they faced Australia and won the tournament.
Shubham is the highest run scorer in the world cup with 341 runs in six matches.
At the age of 14, he smashed 351 runs in just 277 balls in an inter-district under-16 tournament in Punjab. His role model is Sachin Tendulkar and he is the big fan of Virat Kohli.