Know Your Cricketer: Shubman Gill; The blasting Opener

Shubman Gill is a right-handed top-order batsman from Punjab, India and an undeniable talent in the Indian cricket team

He was born to Lakhwinder Singh and Keart Singh in Fazilka, Punjab His father built a cricket ground on their farm for Gill to practice.

He made his first-class debut for Punjab during the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy season and managed to score his first century

He was selected as the Vice-Captain for the 2018 U-19 Cricket World Cup and received the Player of the Tournament Award

He became the fifth Indian batsman to hit a double century in ODI’s, and also the youngest batsman in international cricket to achieve this milestone

In the IPL tournament of 2023, Shubman achieved a remarkable feat by scoring his maiden IPL century against SRH and again against RCB

He created history by breaching the 800-run mark in the IPL 2023 Qualifier 2 clash against Mumbai Indians and also recorded his third century of the season

On May 26th, 2023, Shubman Gill secured the prestigious Orange Cap in a Qualifier Two match between Gujarat Titans (GT) and Mumbai Indians (MI)

Shubman proved his mettle in the IPL 2023 Semifinals against MI by smashing an impressive score of 129 runs off just 60 balls

He is an inspirational cricketer, having shown remarkable ability to score big runs and cemented his position as a valuable asset to the team