Shubman Gill

Birth Day September 8th, 1999
Birth Place Fazilka, Punjab
Age 24 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Virgo

About Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill is a renowned Indian international cricketer, known for his performance as a right-handed opening batsman for Punjab in domestic cricket and the Gujarat Titans in the Indian Premier League. He is widely regarded as one of the most gifted young cricketers worldwide and was awarded the Player of the Tournament award in the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup, where he served as the vice-captain of the Indian team. Gill holds the distinction of being the youngest player to score a double century in One Day International cricket and has the record for the highest score for the Indian men's T20I team. Gill made his debut for Punjab against Bengal in the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy, with a half-century in the game, and scored 129 runs in the final match against Services. He played his first international game for India in January 2019, after which he quickly made a name for himself as a top-tier batsman. Gill's match-winning performance in the semi-final against Pakistan U-19, where he scored an unbeaten 102 runs, drew praise from some of the greatest batting legends such as Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly, and VVS Laxman.

Shubman Gill Early Life & Family Background

Born on 8th September 1999, Shubman Gill is currently 23 years old as of 2022. Hailing from Fazilka, Punjab, India, he was born into a Sikh Jat family in the Chak Khere wala (also known as Chak Jaimal Singh Wala) village located near Jalalabad Tehsil in the Fazilka district of Punjab. Shubman Gill is an Indian national and belongs to the Indian-Asian ethnicity. Virgo is his zodiac sign and his religion is Sikhism. 

Shubman Gill's grandfather is Didar Singh Gill, and his father, Lakhwinder Singh, was a farmer by profession who created a cricket ground and turf pitch on their farm for his son's practice and play. His mother's name is Keart Gill. Gill has a sister named Shahneel Gill. To help his son become a professional cricketer, Lakhwinder left farming in his village and moved to Mohali. Gill initially received coaching from his school before being admitted to the Punjab Cricket Association's academy. Although Gill spent some years of his life in his village and showed some interest in farming during his childhood, his father wanted him to pursue cricket. Nonetheless, Gill remains emotionally attached to his village and his farm.

Shubman Gill Cricket Career

  • Shubman Gill made his List A debut for Punjab in the 2016-17 Vijay Hazare Trophy against Vidarbha in February 2017. 
  • He scored his maiden century during his second first-class match, batting for Punjab against Services. 
  • Gill was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for ₹1.8 crore in the 2018 IPL auction and made his T20 debut for the team in April of that year. 
  • He was named in India C's squad for the 2018-19 Deodhar Trophy and scored an unbeaten century in the final round-robin match against India A to help India C reach the final. 
  • Gill was named as one of eight players to watch ahead of the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy and scored his maiden double century in first-class cricket during Punjab's match against Tamil Nadu. 
  • By January 1st, 2019, Gill had already amassed 990 runs in first-class cricket, achieving this feat in fourteen innings across eight matches. 
  • A week later, he reached the milestone of 1,000 runs in first-class cricket, doing so in his fifteenth innings. 
  • He was the top run-scorer for Punjab in the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy, amassing 728 runs in five matches. 
  • In March 2019, he was one of eight players named by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to watch out for ahead of the 2019 Indian Premier League. 
  • Gill went on to win the Emerging Player of the Tournament award in the 2019 edition of the Indian Premier League.
  • In August 2019, Gill was appointed captain of the India Blue team for the 2019-20 Duleep Trophy. 
  • A couple of months later, he was selected as the captain of the India C team for the 2019-20 Deodhar Trophy. 
  • In November 2019, Gill became the youngest cricketer to captain a side in the Deodhar Trophy, achieving this at the age of 20 years and 57 days, surpassing Virat Kohli's record when he was 21 years and 124 days old during the 2009-10 tournament.
  • Prior to the 2022 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction, Gill parted ways with the Kolkata Knight Riders and was acquired by the recently established Gujarat Titans team for a sum of ₹8 crore (equivalent to US$1.0 million). 
  • In September 2022, Gill inked a deal with Glamorgan as their foreign player for the remaining period of the 2022 County Championship season. 
  • He made his debut at Sophia Gardens in a match against Worcestershire. 

Shubman Gill International Career

  • In February 2017, Gill played for the Indian U-19 team in their series against England U-19, where he played an essential role in the team's victory.
  • In December 2017, he was appointed as the vice-captain of the Indian squad for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. 
  • During the tournament, he scored the most runs for the Indian team, amassing 372 runs, and was also declared the player of the tournament. 
  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) named him the rising star of the squad following India's matches in the tournament. 
  • Gill made his One Day International (ODI) debut for India on 31 January 2019, playing in the fourth ODI match against New Zealand at Seddon Park in Hamilton, after being included in the limited-overs squad for their series against New Zealand.
  • He became the youngest Indian to score a double century in a first-class match in August 2019, when he scored 204 runs for India A against West Indies A at the age of 19 years and 334 days, at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Although he was selected in India's Test squad for their series against South Africa in September 2019, he did not get a chance to play. 
  • In December 2019, Gill was named India A's captain for their New Zealand tour. 
  • He was once again named to India's Test squad in February 2020, this time for their series against New Zealand. 
  • Shubman had an impressive start to his Test career as he made his debut for India on 26 December 2020, against Australia, and played a key role in helping India secure a comeback win in the second match of the series. 
  • He was instrumental in India's series victory as he scored 91 runs in the fourth Test at the Gabba. 
  • In August 2022, Gill scored his first One Day International (ODI) century for the Indian national team, during the third ODI of the series against Zimbabwe. 
  • Later, on 16 December 2022, he scored his first century in Test cricket against Bangladesh, making 110 runs.
  • Gill's impressive performance continued in 2023 as he made his Twenty20 International debut on 3 January, playing against Sri Lanka.
  • Though he scored only seven runs from five balls in that match, he made a strong comeback in his next match against New Zealand on 18 January, scoring a double-century.
  • This made him the fifth Indian batsman to hit a double century in ODI, and he also became the youngest batsman in men's international cricket to achieve this feat. 
  • He set another record on 1 February 2023, when he scored his maiden T20I century against New Zealand, becoming the fifth Indian batsman to score a century in all formats of international cricket. 
  • He also set a new record for the highest individual score by an Indian in men's T20I, scoring 126 runs off 63 balls.

Shubman Gill Cricket Stats

Shubman Gill has played a total of 15 Test matches, 24 ODIs, 6 T20Is, and 42 first-class matches in his cricket career. He has scored 890 runs in Test matches, 1311 runs in ODIs, 202 runs in T20Is, and a total of 3432 runs in first-class matches. His batting average is 34.23 in Tests, 65.55 in ODIs, 40.06 in T20Is, and 52.80 in first-class matches. He has scored 2 centuries and 4 half-centuries in Tests, 4 centuries and 5 half-centuries in ODIs, 1 century in T20Is, and a total of 10 centuries and 16 half-centuries in first-class matches. His highest score in Tests is 128, in ODIs is 208, in T20Is is 126*, and in first-class matches is 268. He has taken 10 catches in Tests, 15 catches in ODIs, 2 catches in T20Is, and 27 catches in first-class matches. These statistics are as of March 25, 2023, and have been sourced from Cricinfo.

Shubman Gill Dating & Girlfriend

Shubman Gill, the Indian cricketer, has been linked with the name "Sara" on several occasions. Fans have chanted the name "Sara" to cheer him on during matches. Although he is currently single, he has been rumored to be dating both Sara Ali Khan, an actress, and model, and Sara Tendulkar, the daughter of former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. There is no official confirmation of his relationship status with either of them. He has been seen with Sara Ali Khan in several restaurants and places, leading to speculation about their relationship. The rumors started in mid-2022 after he unfollowed Sara Tendulkar on Instagram, but there has been no confirmation from either party.

Shubman was previously linked with Sara Tendulkar, but they seem to have parted ways post-pandemic. They were often linked with each other, but their relationship status was never officially confirmed. Sara Tendulkar is the daughter of the legendary Sachin Tendulkar, who is a former cricketer for the Indian cricket team. Despite the rumors, there is no evidence that Shubman Gill and Sara Tendulkar were ever in a romantic relationship, and they have always maintained that they are good friends.

Shubman Gill Net Worth

Shubman Gill's estimated net worth as of 2023 is around Rs. 31 Crores ( $4 Million ), with a salary of $1 Million+ and a monthly income of $80,000+. His primary source of income is from his cricket career, which he has earned from his BCCI salaries, IPL contracts, and his private businesses. With his growing popularity, endorsement deals also add up to his earnings, including deals with Adidas, JBL, and SG. Despite his young age, the Indian cricketer has already made significant strides in his career and has managed to establish himself as one of the country's top players.

Gill's assets include a luxury designer house in Jaimal Singh Wala Village, Jalalabad Tehsil, Firozpur District, Punjab, India, as well as multiple real estate properties across the country. While his car collection is small, it includes some of the best luxury SUVs in the world.

Shubman Gill Height & Weight

Shubman Gill, the Indian cricketer, is known for his charming looks. He has a slim build and stands at 5 feet 10 inches or 178 cm, weighing 68 kg or 150 lbs. With black hair and dark brown eyes, Gill has distinctive features including a pleasant smile, lean physique, and side-cropped, spiked hair.

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