Shubman Gill Biography
Birthday: September 8, 1999 (Virgo)
Born In: Fazilka, Punjab
Shubman Gill is an upcoming young Indian cricketer who was part of the Under-19 Indian team that won the World Cup in 2018. He shot into the limelight during the 2018 U-19 World Cup tournament, where he scored 418 runs at an average of 104.50. The consistency he displayed ensured that he was spotted by the media. Even before his success in the World Cup , he talent was recognized at the local level. He was awarded the Best Junior Cricketer in 2013 and 2014 by the Board for Control of Cricket in India (BCCI). At the national level, he represents Punjab. He made his List A debut in 2016 during the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Subsequently, his first-class cricket debut happened in 2017 when he played in the Ranji Trophy against Bengal. His performance in the first-class matches and at the U-19 World Cup made him one of the hot picks in the 2018 IPL auctions. He was brought by Kolkata Knight Riders for INR 1.8 crore. He looks fit to serve the Indian cricket for a long time ahead.