Shubman Gill is destined for greatness in the next 10 years, says Yuvraj Singh
By SMCS - Dec 6, 2022 11:00 am
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Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has backed young batter Shubman Gill, stating that he can do great things over the next 10 years. Yuvraj referred to Gill as a hardworking cricketer who has impressed with his consistency as well. The veteran worked with the youngster during the COVID-19 lockdown in 2020. While Gill honed his skills during the period, he also left a good impression on the Indian legend as well.

Shubman Gill
Shubman Gill and Suryakumar Yadav

Shubman Gill has so far represented India in 11 Tests and 15 ODIs. He has made a wonderful start to his ODI career and he has an average of 57.25 with one hundred and four half-centuries so far as well. He also believed that the youngster is a strong contender to open the batting in the 2023 ODI World Cup as well.

Praising Gill, Yuvraj Singh said: “Shubman is very hardworking and is doing all the right things. I believe he is destined for greatness in the next 10 years. I think Shubman is doing very well and is performing consistently. I believe he is a strong contender to open for India in the 2023 World Cup.”

Shubman Gill
Shubman Gill on a run spree

Shubman Gill scored 50, 45* and 13 in the three-match ODIs series in New Zealand, which the Indian team lost 0-1 as well. Meanwhile,  former India captain Sunil Gavaskar said that Gill is not doing justice to his talent by getting out in the 50s and 60s.

Speaking on Sony Sports, Gavaskar shared: “Shubman Gill will have to score hundreds and hundreds. Not the 50s and 60s that he is getting. He is a terrific talent, make no mistake. He is a rare talent. But he is not doing justice to his talent by getting out in the 50s or 60s.“Yes sometimes I understand that you are kind of trying to up the scoring rate but he has got to convert those 50s and 60s into impact hundreds and 120. Those knocks make a difference to the result,” he added.