Shubman Gill is a talented young Indian cricketer who was a member of the World Cup-winning Under-19 Indian team in 2018. He came to fame during the 2018 U-19 World Cup competition, where he scored 418 runs at a 104.50 average. The media picked up on his consistency, which meant that he was heard. His talent was recognised at the local level long before his World Cup success. In 2013 and 2014, the Board for Control of Cricket in India declared him the Best Junior Cricketer (BCCI).He represents Punjab at the national level. During the Vijay Hazare Trophy in 2016, he made his List A debut. Following that, he made his first-class cricket debut against Bengal in the Ranji Trophy in 2017. His success in first-class cricket and at the U-19 World Cup made him one of the most famous auction picks for the 2018 IPL. Kolkata Knight Riders purchased him for INR 1.8 crore. He seems to be in excellent condition to continue representing Indian cricket for a long time.
Shubman Gill began playing cricket at a young age. He is a right-handed batsman who plays at the top of the order for Punjab. He is known for hitting huge runs in style, and his popularity in local tournaments secured him a spot as vice-captain of the Under-19 World Cup team.
He scored 351 runs and shared a record opening stand of 587 runs in the Inter-District Under-16 competition in 2014. Later, in the Vijay Merchant Trophy, he went on to record an undefeated double century in the Under-16 state tournament. For two years in a row, the BCCI awarded him the best junior cricketer award in appreciation of his accomplishments.
In the 2017 Ranji Trophy series, he made his first-class debut for Punjab. In his next match, he scored an offensive 129 runs after scoring a half-century in his debut. He was one of the leading candidates for the national U-19 side, accumulating 351 runs in four innings and being named Man of the Series during the Youth ODI series against England.
His contribution to India’s win at the 2018 U-19 World Cup was vital. In the World Cup, he was India’s highest scorer and was named player of the tournament. The IPL auctions for the 2018 edition were held at the same time, and he was purchased for INR 1.8 crores by Kolkata Knight Riders. He competed in the Vijay Hazare Trophy after returning from New Zealand. In the match against Karnataka, he scored 123 runs. The media has hailed him as the next Virat Kohli as a result of his match-winning results.