Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill is an Indian national cricketer. He is a right-hand, top-order batsman from Punjab. He made his first-class debut for Punjab against the Bengal team in the 2017–18 Ranji Trophy. He rose to fame for his batting record at the ICC U-19 World cup. Gill won the BCCI award for the Best Junior Cricketer for two consecutive years in 2013-14 and 2014-15, playing hard on the doors of the U19 team. He has also played for teams like U23, India A, Kolkata Knight Riders, India B, India, India C, India Blue, and so on.

Shubman Gill (Cricketer)
Full NameShubman Gill
ProfessionIndian U-19 Cricketer (Right-Hand Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 65 kg
in Pounds- 143 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 38 inches
- Waist: 30 inches
- Biceps: 12 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutIndia U19- 12 August 2017 against England U19 at Hove,
Brighton, England
ODI- 31 January 2019 against New Zealand at Hamilton
Test- Did Not Play
T20- Did Not Play
Jersey Number#77 (India U-19)
Coach/MentorNot Known
Domestic/State TeamPunjab
Records (main ones)Highest score of 330 runs in Punjab’s Under-16 district-level tournament in 2010
In 2017, he became the 4th youngest cricketer for Punjab to hit a first-class century in Ranji Trophy
Career Turning PointWhen he scored 351 runs in the Youth ODI series against England
Personal Life
Date of Birth1999-09-08 00:00:00
Age (as in 2018)19 Years
Birth PlaceFazilka, Punjab, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
HometownJaimal Singh Wala Village, Jalalabad Tehsil, Firozepur District, Punjab, India
SchoolManav Mangal Smart School, Mohali, Punjab
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Lakhwinder Singh Gill (Agriculturist)
Mother- Kirat Gill
Brother- None
Sister- Shahneel Kaur Gill (Elder)
AddressA bungalow in Sector 48, Chandigarh [2]
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketersSachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shubman Gill

  • Does Shubman Gill smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Shubman Gill drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Shubman started playing cricket at a very young age.
  • He grew up watching Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid & VVS Laxman on television which aspired him to be a cricketer.
  • His father also wanted to become a cricketer but never got the opportunity.
  • After seeing the interest of Shubman towards cricket, his family moved from Fazilka to Mohali where he rented a house near the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium.
  • At the age of 11, he was selected in the Under-16 Punjab cricket team to play at the district-level. In his debut series, he scored maximum runs of 330 in five games and made a record.
  • In 2014, he scored more than 200 runs in his first Vijay Merchant Trophy Under-16 Punjab state-level match.
  • He also scored 351 runs in the Inter-District Under-16 Punjab cricket tournament ML Markan Trophy and at the district level, he shared a world record opening partnership of 587 runs along with Nirmal Singh.
  • He was honored with the M.A. Chidambaram Trophy from the BCCI for the best under-16 cricketer for his successful season 2013-2014.
  • In 2017, he made his List A debut against the Vidarbha cricket team in Delhi.
  • In the same year, he got selected in India’s Under-19 cricket team and played his first match against England in the Youth ODI series. In this series, he scored 351 runs and became the Man of the Series.
  • He was named as the vice-captain of the 2018 U-19 Cricket World Cup.
  • In 2018, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bought him for ₹1.8 crores at the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction.
  • He is a bit superstitious and always keeps a red handkerchief while batting.



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