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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.


Opening Debate: Shubman Gill vs Prithvi Shaw, Swagger vs Stability, Aggressor vs Stylist

February 13, 2020 6:45 pm

Prithvi Shaw made his Test debut six months after the U19 World Cup triumph, celebrated the occasion with a hundred whereas Shubman Gill waited for six more months for his international recognition.

There is no fight for spot with Prithvi Shaw: Shubman Gill

February 13, 2020 3:40 pm

With a double hundred and a century against New Zealand 'A' here, Gill has made everyone take notice despite Shaw being firmly back in the mix for the upcoming two-match series starting in Wellington from February 21.

'Shubman Gill should get his chance' over Prithvi Shaw: Harbhajan Singh on New Zealand Test

February 12, 2020 2:19 pm

Shubman Gill had scores of 83 and 204 not out batting in middle-order in the first 'A' Test and then scored a hundred opening in the second game, showing his versatility at different slots.

Shubman Gill smashes double century as India A save first unofficial Test

February 02, 2020 6:08 pm

Shubman Gill is expected to retain his place in India's Test squad after scoring an unbeaten 204 for the A team in the drawn four-day game against New Zealand A on Friday.

Shubman Gill fined 100 per cent match fees for dissent, Dhruv Shorey docked 50 per cent

January 08, 2020 8:56 am

Shubman Gill had got his dismissal overturned after arguing with the on-field umpire, leading to a stoppage of play that lasted around 10 minutes. Delhi players had threatened to walk off after the reversal.

Shubhman Gill argues with umpire to reverse decision after being given out

January 04, 2020 8:45 am

Shubman Gill got his dismissal overturned after arguing with the on-field umpire during Punjab's Ranji Trophy match vs Delhi. However, this led to a stoppage of play for around 10 minutes.

Ranji Trophy: Eyes on Shubman Gill as Punjab take on depleted Delhi

January 03, 2020 8:09 am

It's almost halfway through the league stages —fourth of the nine rounds — and for several teams, it's now or never to get their act together. A peep into some of the thrilling fixtures.

India U-19 squad which won Cricket World Cup in 2018: Where are they now?

January 02, 2020 8:24 am

The Prithvi Shaw-led India Under-19 team emerged as champions of the 2018 World Cup. However, since then, the players of the winning squad have had contrasting fortunes.

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.