Shubman Gill Biography: The Rising Star Of Indian Cricket


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Quick Introduction:

Full Name:                                                       Shubman Gill

Birthday:                                                         September 8, 1999

Age:                                                                24 yeas (as of 2024)
Birth Place:                                                      Fazika, Punjab India

Profession:                                                       International Cricketer

Role:                                                               Top order Batsman

Batting Style:                                                   Right Hand Bat

Bowling Style:                                                 Right Arm Off Break

Jersy Number:                                                 77 (in all three formats)

ODI Debut:                                                     31 January 2019, against New Zealand

Test debut:                                                     26 December 2020, against Australia

T20I Debut:                                                    03 January 2023, against Sri Lanka

Teams:                                                            India U19, India A, India, Punjab, Gujrat Titan(IPL)

Marital Status:                                                Unmarried

Religion:                                                         Sikhism

Nationality:                                                     Indian

Who is Shubman Gill?

Shubman Gill is a popular Indian international cricketer who came into limelight after back-to-back match winning knocks in Under-19 world-cup 2018. India ended up by winning the world cup and Shubman was named as Man of the tournament. Later he was selected in senior Indian Men’s team and he is performing really well in all three formats. He was born on 8 September 1999 in Fazilka, Punjab, India.

Shubman’s Height and weight and Complexion:

Shubman is 6 feet 1 inches tall and his complexion is fair. He has black hairs and his eyes are also black. He completed his education from School Manav Mangal Smart School, Mohali Punjab. He was from Puri. He is an Indian international cricketer. His wright is 65 kg.

Shubman Gill family:

There are 4 members in Shubman Gill’s family and they live together lovingly. Shubman Gill’s father Lakhwinder Singh is a farmer and his mother Kirat Gill is a homemaker. Shubman Gill has a very beautiful sister and her name is Shahneel Gill.

Shubman Gill’s Cricket Journey:

Shubman’s father is a cricket lover so he decided to make his son a cricketer. He took Shubman to Mohali when he was just 8 years old. He started living in a rented house near Punjab Cricket association. He enrolled Shubman in a cricket academy to groom his cricket skills. Shubman responded very well in cricket academy and later he was selected in Punjab under 16 team. It was Vijay Merchant Trophy where Shubman made his U19 debut and scored a astonishing double century.

Domestic Journey:

Shubman made his debut in List A cricket in Vijay Hazare trophy (2016-17) on 25th Feb 2017 against Vidharbha team. He made is first class debut (Ranji Trophy 2017-18) for Punjab on 27th November 2017 against Bengal team. He performed really well in domestic cricket and that earned him a place in Indian U19 cricket team.

U19 cricket World Cup Journey:

He was named vice captain of Indian U19 squad for 2018 U19 world cup. He was the second highest scorer of the tournament as he scored 372 runs with 1 century and 3 half century. He scored 102 not-out against Pakistan in semifinal match. He also scored 31 runs in 30 balls in Final match against Australia. India defeated Australia in final match and won the tournament.

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International Cricket journey:

After successful U19 world cup Shubman got a chance to represent India at international level. He made is ODI debut against New Zealand on 31st Jan 2019. He scored only 9 runs in his debut match. He made his Test debut on 26th December 2020, against Australia. He scored 45 runs in first innings and 35 not out in second innings. He made his T20Is debut against Sri Lanka on 3rd January 2023. He scored only 7 runs in his debut T20 match.

He never looked back and played many matches winning knocks for India. He even scored a double hundred in ODIs. He became 5th Indian to score a ODI 200 after Legendry Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, Virendar Sehwag, Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan.

The Gabba Heroics:

Shubhan Gill test career achieved a new height when he played a match winning 91 run knock against Australia on 19th Jan 2021 at The Gabba, Brisbane, Australia. India needed 328 runs to win in fourth innings and then Shubman Gills came to open Indian innings and he played a great knock which will be remembers for years. He added 18 runs with Rohit Sharma for opening partnership and then he made a partnership of 114 runs with Cheteshwar Pujara. His innings gave a confidence to chase the huge total in fourth innings. In the end India won the match and became first team to defeat Australia at Gabba after 32 years.

IPL Journey:

After amazing U19 world cup, Shubman Gill was bought by KKR (Kolkata Knight Riders). He got huge bid amount- 1.80 crores INR. In 2022, Shubman was release by KKR and Gujrat Titans bought him for 8 crore INR. He has named as Captain of IPL team Gujrat Titan for 2024 season after Hardik Pandya has moved to Mumbai Indians team.

Shubman Gills’ Stats:

After join the Indian team, Shubman Gill has done really well for the country and played many matches winning knocks. Cricket fans started calling him Prince as people believe he is the future superstar for Indian Cricket team. He is currently playing all three formats for India.

Batting Carees Stats:

FormatNo of matchesInningsNot Out InningsRunsHighest ScoreAvgSRNo of 50sNo of 100sNo of 200s

Bowling Career Stats

FormatMatches PlayedInningsBalls BowledRunsWickets TakenBBIBBMEconomyAverageSR

Shubman Gill Net-worth:

Shubman is promoted to grade A from grade B in 2024 BCCI central contract 2024. He has earned quite well from international cricket and IPL. He is earning from social media and advertisement as well. His total net-worth is 32 crores INR.


Who is Shubman Gill?

Ans: Shubman Gill is an exceptional Indian cricketer. He performing really well in all three formats of international cricket.

In which year Shubman Gill and India won the U19 ODI world cup?

Ans: India has won 2018 U19 world cup and Shubman Gill played a vital role in WC win. He was second highest run scorer of the tournament and named player of the tournament for his exceptional performance.

Against which team Shubman Gill has scored his maiden double hundred?

Ans: Shubman Gill scored his maiden double hundred against New Zealand on 18th Jan 2023.