Shubman Gill Receives Praise From Virat Kohli For His Maiden IPL Century, Star batsman Virat Kohli believes that Shubman Gill is the next big thing in Indian cricket and his recent performance for the Gujarat Titans (GT) against the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in Ahmedabad, where he hit a stunning century, only reinforces this belief.
In addition to securing a spot in the IPL 2023 Qualifier 1, Gill’s outstanding performance also contributed to his team’s 34-run victory. As per Shubman Gill receives praise from Virat Kohli, Kohli took to Instagram to share a story about how Gill has consistently lived up to his potential with his impressive performances.
Here’s what Virat Kohli said about Shubman Gill in his story:
“There’s potential and then there’s Gill. Go on and lead the next generation. God bless you @shubmangill”
Shubman Gill receives praise from Virat Kohli: Shubman Gill’s Banter With Abhishek Sharma
Shubman Gill and Abhishek Sharma, who play for different IPL teams, are teammates in domestic cricket for Punjab and have opened together in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. The duo shares an excellent friendship and were seen joking around before the game, despite being on opposite sides.
According to Gill, he had challenged Abhishek to hit a six against his left-arm spin. Here’s what the opener had to say after being named Player of the Match:
“I made my IPL debut against SRH and got my first hundred against them, so life has come a full circle. Hopefully many more to come. It’s all about the bowlers and situation and I don’t dwell much on my last innings. It is important to focus on the situation in front. The six off Abhishek Sharma was the most pleasing thing for me. I told him that if you bowl to me I’m gonna hit you for a six.”
In the line of Shubman Gill receives praise from Virat Kohli, Fans have been drawing comparisons between Gill’s performance and the blazing start of Virat Kohli’s career. If Gill continues to score runs with such consistency, he may well live up to the ‘generational talent’ label bestowed upon him by his supporters.
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