Sunil Gavaskar has highly spoken about Kolkata Knight Riders youngster Shubman Gill as he set to play the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020. He believes that Gill has the potential to become the next big star of Indian cricketer
Former Indian cricketer said that KKR need to show confidence in Shubhman Gill so that he can freely play and show what potential he posses. Gavaskar added that if you ask any other Indian player about who the country’s next big star will be, they would all name the Kolkata Knight Riders youngster.
“If KKR show enough confidence in Shubman Gill and if you tell him that he will play every game and will open in every game, then he can show his potential. He has such class that if you ask any Indian cricketer who is the next star, everyone will say Shubman Gill. So this is a great opportunity for him to show why he can go on and become a big star for India,” Gavaskar said.
KKR is a dangerous team: Sunil Gavaskar
Sunil Gavaskar reckons that KKR has a strong team which can prove dangerous in this season because they have a strong combination of youngsters ad experienced.
“KKR certainly have the players and also have a potent bowling attack. This team can prove to be really dangerous and can will IPL 2020. Even in 2014, when the first leg of the tournament was played in the UAE, KKR went on to win the tournament,” Gavaskar added.
Sunil Gavaskar stated that KKR’s player like Sunil Narine is coming in the tournament after playing CPL 2020. Thus, they have more experience and would be confident before entering the ground in IPL.
“Even this time around, they have a very balanced team and also have a lot of experience. Sunil Narine has just come off a winning campaign with the Trinbago Knight Riders in the CPL. Thus there will be confidence in the side and they can be a really dangerous team,” Gavaskar concluded.
KKR will begin their IPL 2020 campaign against defending champions Mumbai Indians on 23rd September at Abu Dhabi.