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Wednesday, July 06, 2022

Shubman Gill

The 19-year old Shubman Gill came under the radar in a big way during the 2018 U-19 World Cup, where he went on to score 418 runs at an average of 104.50, including a century against Pakistan. Gill, who was Prithvi Shaw's deputy in the tournament, came down to bat at the no. 3 position and performed consistently throughout the series, helping India lift its records fourth world title. His performance saw him being sold for Rs 1.8 crore to Kolkata Knight Riders. The Punjab batsman made his List A debut in the 2016-17 Vijay Hazare Trophy. He made his first-class cricket debut in the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy against Bengal. In 2013-14 and 2014-15, Gill was awarded by Board for Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) as the Best Junior Cricketer for two consecutive years.


Kohli teases but luckless, Pujara makes his own luck to tighten India's grip on the match

July 04, 2022 7:28 am

Kohli unfurls a few crispy drives but gets a cracker from Stokes but India rally through Pujara's defiance and Pant's chutzpah to take control

Kohli luckless but looked good, rest of top order shaky against masterful Anderson and spirited Potts

July 02, 2022 7:15 am

The master craftsman Anderson and the newbie Potts accentuate the weakness of Indian top order who collapse to 98 for 5.

How the cover drive could make or break Shubman Gill's tour of England

June 23, 2022 7:03 pm

England will test a couple of Gill's traits: the slow weight transfer to the front foot and the tendency to flick around the front pad. Can the talented youngster course-correct his stop-start Test career?

Watch: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill sharpen skills in the nets before England Test

June 20, 2022 9:49 pm

The video shared on the official Instagram handle of the Indian cricket team showed Sharma and Gill practicing a wide array of shots, including a pull shot.

Ranji Trophy: Top guns disappoint on Day 1

June 07, 2022 7:13 am

Gill, Agarwal and Shaw fail to shine on first day of quarterfinals.

Gujarat Titans’ Vikram Solanki hails ‘outstanding’ Shubman Gill

May 11, 2022 10:47 am

Opener made an unbeaten 63 off 49 on a difficult Pune pitch where no other batter from either Titans or Lucknow Super Giants managed even 30.

Long Read: Inside Shubman Gill's beautiful mind

April 10, 2022 7:07 am

Having showcased his potential in the longest format, India’s most exciting young batsman seeks to take his T20 game to the next level.

Shubman Gill is one of the finest talents in world cricket: Shastri

April 08, 2022 7:23 pm

Gill, 22, who is playing for Gujarat Titans in the IPL, is using the ongoing season as an opportunity to make the Indian team for the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia.

If possible, I would play for KKR forever: Shubman Gill

December 23, 2021 10:35 pm

Bought for Rs 1.8 crore ahead of IPL 2018, a 18-year-old Gill rose to prominence with KKR in the very first season where scored 203 runs in 13 matches at a strike-rate of 146.04.

Virat Kohli on Ajinkya Rahane's form: Only he knows what he is going through

December 06, 2021 4:43 pm

The Indian captain answered some tricky questions, including his own form or the lack of it which, he said, couldn't be connected to any repetitive pattern of dismissals.