Shubman Gill Bio
Shubman Gill is a promising Indian cricket player. He currently plays as an opening right-handed batsman for Welsh County Cricket club Glamorgan. Gill was born in Punjab, India on September 8, 1999. He made his cricket debut in 2017 for Punjab against Vidharbha and scored 11 runs.
Gill aims to win and is an up-and-coming star player. It makes whichever team he plays for a popular bet, which can be found on betting sites such as Betway India. In his career, he has scored over 6962 runs, and at such a young age, he is destined to be an elite Indian cricket player.
Shubman is known for his top-notch batting and excellent work ethic. Gil also looks after his health, keeping his body in shape, and is disciplined with his nutrition. His fitness has shown when he is fielding, as his stamina, long throw, and speed have helped India on many occasions. It also helps when scoring runs or using his strength to hit 6s.
In 2019, Gill got his first international call-up for India against New Zealand. He scored 9 runs with one 4 and has been a part of the Indian international team ever since. In 2022, Gill was signed by Glamorgan as their overseas player for the County Championship season.
|Age (as of 2022)||23|
|Date of Birth||September 8th, 1999|
|Place of Birth||Fazilka, Punjab, India|
|Height||5” 10” (178cm)|
Shubman Gill Career
As cricket is by far the most popular sport in India, Gill only ever wanted to be a cricketer since he was a child. That dream became a reality in 2017 when Gill made his List A debut for Punjab in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Later that year, after his initial success, he made his first-class debut in the Ranji Trophy. In his second-ever first-class match he made the headlines across India. Gill scored a maiden century against Services at just 18.
After several impressive batting performances, in 2018 Gil caught the eye of the Indian Premier League team Kolkata Knight Riders. The IPL outfit purchased the batsman for $230K in the IPL auction in January, and he made his Twenty20 debut in April 2018.
Gill quickly made a name for himself as a skilled batsman. In January 2019 he scored his 1000th run in first-class cricket in only 15 innings. He was listed in March 2019 by the International Cricket Council (ICC) as one of eight players to watch ahead of the 2019 IPL tournament. In the tournament, he performed so well that he scooped the Emerging Player award.
With such incredible batting statistics, Gil got the attention of the Indian national team. He made his One Day International debut against New Zealand at Seddon Park, Hamilton. From there, Gil started breaking records. In August 2019, Shubhi became the youngest Indian ever (19 years 334 days old) to score a double century in a first-class match.
In December 2020, Gill made his Test debut, playing Australia. After losing the first match, Shubhi helped his side come back with exceptional fielding and batting.
His current team is Glamorgan in the UK and has been in excellent form. On his debut, he scored a half-century, and got his maiden century against Sussex in September 2022.
Shubman Gill’s Family
Shubman Gill comes from a farming family in Fazilka, Punjab, India. His father – Lakhwinder Singh was a good cricketer himself, but did not make it to professional.
Nonetheless, he taught his son everything he knew, and even got the farm workers to bowl balls to Shubi, so he could practice his batting. Constantly practicing cricket and working on the family farm helped Gil build the work ethic needed to be an elite sportsman.
Shubman has a sister, and regularly posts pictures of the two on his Twitter account. It was rumored he was dating Sachin Tendulkar’s daughter, Sara because of an Instagram post. However, both have neither confirmed nor denied the rumor.
Shubman Gill’s Net Worth
Gill’s net worth is somewhere in the region of $4m. He receives $1m+ per year in salary for playing cricket and also has sponsorship deals.
Outside of cricket, Gill has a vast property empire, owning multiple properties in India as well as across the globe.
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