Shub­man Gill

The New Indian Express - - FRONT PAGE -

Born: Septem­ber 8, 1999 Role: Top-or­der bats­man First-class games: 9 Runs: 1089 @ 77.78 List A games: 36 Runs: 1529 @ 47.78

Se­lected purely on cur­rent form, he set the stage on fire in Ranji Tro­phy after a few de­cent out­ings for In­dia A in New Zealand. If the 268 against Tamil Nadu showed class, the 148 against Hyderabad, which set Pun­jab on course for an im­prob­a­ble and even­tu­ally fu­tile chase, showed his abil­ity to take the bowlers on. “If I get an op­por­tu­nity, I will have to han­dle the pres­sure that comes with play­ing for In­dia. Men­tally, it will be dif­fer­ent for sure but I am ready,” he said.

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