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Shubman Gill (Cricketer) Height, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More


Shubman Gill

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Bio
Full NameShubman Gill
NicknameShubhi
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
Cricket
International DebutIndia U19- 12 August 2017 against England U19 at Hove,
Brighton, England
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 Birth8 September 1999
Age (as in 2018)19 Years
Birth PlaceFazilka, Punjab, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
NationalityIndian
HometownFazilka, Punjab, India
SchoolManav Mangal Smart School, Mohali, Punjab
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Lakhwinder Singh Gill (Agriculturist)
Shubman Gill with his father Lakhwinder Singh Gill
Mother- Keart Gill
Shubman Gill mother Keart Gill
Brother- None
Sister- Shahneel Kaur Gill (Elder)
[1]Indian Express
Shubman Gill with his sister
ReligionSikhism
AddressA bungalow in Sector 48, Chandigarh [2]Indian Express
HobbiesSwimming
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketersSachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli

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Shubman GillSome 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 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 honoured with the M.A. Chidambaram Trophy from the BCCI for the best under-16 cricketer for his successful season 2013-2014.

    Shubman Gill received M.A. Chidambaram Trophy

    Shubman Gill received M.A. Chidambaram Trophy

  • In 2017, he made his List A debut against 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 has also chosen the vice-captain for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
  • In 2018, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bought him for Rs 1.8 crore for the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction.
  • He always tucked his red handkerchief into his pocket while playing the cricket.
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