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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.


Prithvi Shaw versus Shubman Gill: Audition to open beside Rohit Sharma

November 28, 2019 5:54 pm

With two of the finest young opening batsmen in the country around, Prithvi Shaw and Shubman Gill, and the selectors looking for options beyond Dhawan, India could be hunting for an opening partner for Rohit Sharma in the T20s.

IND vs BAN 2nd Test: Rishabh Pant released to play Syed Mushtaq Ali

November 23, 2019 9:14 am

Andhra keeper-batsman Kona Shrikar Bharat will join the Indian team as Wriddhiman Saha's cover for the remaining couple of days during the second and final Test against Bangladesh. 

Shubman Gill becomes youngest player to captain in Deodhar Trophy final

November 04, 2019 6:35 pm

Shubman Gill on Monday became the youngest player to lead a side in Deodhar Trophy final.

Shubman Gill shines again, India A reach 233/3 at stumps

September 17, 2019 6:46 pm

Opener Shubman Gill struck 12 fours and a six before getting out eight runs short of a century. This is the second time he has missed out on the three-figure mark, having scored 90 in the first match at Thiruvananthapuram.

Gurpreet saves, Steve Smith's moves, Shubman Gill is in: The best sports reads of the week

September 14, 2019 7:00 am

Here's a roundup of the top sports reports of the week.

Shubman Gill: From digging Virat Kohli’s scores to joining him in dressing room

September 13, 2019 7:49 am

Gill has got help from many — Rahul Dravid sorted out his backlift during an ‘A’ tour — and success now would perhaps depend on how the Indian team uses him.

Included in Test squad for South Africa: Father remembers Shubman Gill’s appetite for runs

September 13, 2019 7:52 am

Gill, who smashed 90 runs for India A against South Africa earlier this week, was also man of the series in the India A-West Indies A unofficial ODI series.

Shubman Gill vs KL Rahul - What the numbers say

September 12, 2019 10:57 pm

India vs South Africa: Is the 20-year-old Shubman Gill ready for the big stage and was dropping KL Rahul from the Test squad justified? Let us have a look at what the numbers say.

India Test Squad for South Africa Series 2019: Shubman Gill included in Test squad, KL Rahul dropped

September 12, 2019 8:43 pm

India vs South Africa Test Series 2019 Schedule, Squad, Team, Players List: The All-India Senior Selection Committee met in New Delhi to pick the 15-member Indian Test Team for Paytm Freedom Series for Gandhi-Mandela Trophy.

Shubman Gill's unbeaten 66 keeps India A on track against Proteas

September 09, 2019 6:47 pm

With India looking out for an opener for the South Africa series, who can replace an out-of-form KL Rahul, a big innings from Shubman Gill will put him in contention.