Shubman Gill Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

The young Indian sensation Shubman Gill from Punjab is a right-handed batsman, who has been making waves in the domestic and India A circuit. His nickname is Shubhi and is known for his compact technique and aggressive stroke play.


Shubman was born on 8 September 1999 (age 23 years; as of 2022) in Fazilka, Punjab, India. He was educated at Manav Mangal Smart School, Mohali, Punjab. Shubman is playing cricket since his childhood and has idolized Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, and VVS Laxman. His family relocated from Fazilka to Mohali, where they lived in a rented house located near the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, so that Shubman could play and brush up his skills related to cricket.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 10”

Weight (approx.): 65 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Body Measurements (approx.): Chest 38″, Waist 30″, Biceps 12″

Family & Caste

Shubman was born in a Sikh Family. His father, Lakhwinder Singh Gill, an agriculturist and, his mother is Keart Gill.

Shubman Gill with his father Lakhwinder Singh Gill

Shubman Gill with his father Lakhwinder Singh Gill

He has an elder sister, Shahneel Kaur Gill.

Shubman Gill with his sister

Shubman Gill with his sister


Reportedly, Shubman Gill was in a rumoured relationship with Sachin Tendulkar‘s daughter, Sara Tendulkar.

Sara Tendulkar

In August 2022, he was spotted with Bollywood actress Sara Ali Khan having dinner at a restaurant.

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Shubman Gill having dinner with Sara Ali Khan at a restaurant

Shubman Gill having dinner with Sara Ali Khan at a restaurant


Shubhman was chosen to play in the Under-16 Punjab cricket team, at the age of 11, at district-level. Next, he made List A debut against Vidarbha cricket team in Delhi (2017). Afterward, in the same year, he got selected to play in India’s Under-19 cricket team. When he played his first match against England in the Youth ODI series, he made a score of total 351 runs that turned his life upside down and also got him the Man of the Series title. He was selected as the vice-captain for the Under-19 Cricket World Cup (2018). In 2018, he became part of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) who hired him for Rs 1.8 crore in the IPL auction. On 31 January 2019, he made his ODI debut against New Zealand at Hamilton. On 26 December 2020, he made his Test debut against Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground. On 3 January 2023, he made his T20I debut against Sri Lanka at Wankhede Stadium.

Records and Achievements

  • He made a record after scoring maximum runs (330) in five games, in his debut series.
  • He had a score of more than 200 runs when he played Under-16 Punjab state-level match (2014) for his first Vijay Merchant Trophy.
  • His score count was 351 when he played in the Inter-District Under-16 Punjab cricket tournament ML Markan Trophy.
  • He is known for the world record opening partnership of 587 runs along with Nirmal Singh at the district level.
  • He is the 4th youngest cricketer of Punjab to score a first-class century in Ranji Trophy (2017).
  • He bagged the M.A.Chidambaram Trophy from the BCCI for the best under-16 cricketer for a successful season (2013-2014).
    Shubman Gill received M.A. Chidambaram Trophy

    Shubman Gill received M.A. Chidambaram Trophy

  • During the Tata IPL 2023, Shubman Gill, representing the Gujarat Titans, claimed the prestigious Orange Cap by scoring an impressive total of 890 runs in 17 matches throughout the season. This accomplishment placed him in the elite company of just three batsmen who have surpassed the 800-run mark in a single IPL season. Moreover, Gill achieved the second-highest run aggregate in a single edition of the tournament, with only Virat Kohli’s 973 runs in 2016 surpassing his feat. In recognition of his outstanding performance, Gill was honored with the titles of ‘Gamechanger’ and ‘Most Valuable Player’ in the 2023 IPL season.
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  • He likes swimming in his leisure time.
  • His father also had a desire to become a cricketer but did not get a chance to do so.
  • He is a loyal supporter of a Spanish football club, FC Barcelona.
  • While batting, he keeps a red handkerchief on his waist area.
    Shubman Gill's red handkerchief

    Shubman Gill’s red handkerchief

  • In May 2023, it was reported that Shubman Gill had dubbed for the character of Pavitr Prabhakar (the Indian Spider-Man) in the Hollywood film Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse; he dubbed his voice in Hindi and Punjabi for the film.

CRICKETER SHUBMAN GILL IS VOICE OF ‘SPIDER-MAN’ IN INDIA… #Indian cricketer #ShubmanGill has lent his voice for #SpiderMan [will be called Pavitr Prabhakar in #India]… Yes, the young cricketer has dubbed for the #Hindi and #Punjabi versions of #SpiderManAcrossTheSpiderVerse.…

— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) May 8, 2023

  • In June 2023, during the promotion of ‘Spiderman,’ Gill had a “romantic” outing with social media influencer Niharika NM.

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