Shubman Gill is an Indian cricketer who represents Punjab in first-class cricket. A top-order batsman, Gill was the standout performer for India Under-19 when the team toured England in 2017 for two Youth Tests and five One-Day International games. After scoring 174 in the Test series, he scored 278 runs in four One-Day International games, including a blistering 147 in the third match to be the top of the run charts despite being rested for one game.
Gill is a right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler. He made his List A debut for Punjab in the 2016–17 Vijay Hazare Trophy on 25 February 2017. He made his first-class debut for Punjab in the 2017–18 Ranji Trophy on 17 November 2017. In his second first-class match, he notched up his maiden century, batting for Punjab against Services.
In December 2017, he was named vice captain of India’s squad for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
In January 2017, he got his first Indian Premier League contract. He was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for INR 1.8 crores.