Shubman Gill’s batsmanship is comparable to that of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli says Harbhajan
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The month of February 2017 The state selectors informed Punjab’s captain, former India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, about a 17-year-old “promising” lad as he was preparing his squad for the Vijay Hazare Trophy league stage in Delhi.

He is a very good talent, they said. Later this year, we’ll face him in the Ranji Trophy. He’ll succeed. I retorted, “No, why should we see him in the future if he’s such a tremendous talent and is succeeding right now? Now let’s choose him. Are you sure, they questioned. 100%, I immediately retorted. “Harbhajan recalls He is a very good talent, they said. Later this year, we’ll face him in the Ranji Trophy. He’ll succeed. I retorted, “No, why should we see him in the future if he’s such a tremendous talent and is succeeding right now? Now let’s choose him. Are you sure, they questioned. 100%, I immediately retorted “Harbhajan thought back

The youngster quickly returned the trust and confidence Harbhajan had placed in his unique abilities. He struck 121 against Assam in Punjab’s second game, his first for the team. Later that year, in just his second Ranji Trophy game, he scored 129 runs. And he didn’t turn to see. Shubman Gill was that “gifted boy.” In the third ODI against Zimbabwe on Monday in Harare, Gill struck his first ever international hundred, which came off just 82 balls, while caressing his way to a beautiful 130 off 97 balls.

Gill has a remarkable record in this format. He recently won the Man of the Series award in the West Indies with scores of 64, 43, and 98, and followed that with 82 & 33 before scoring a century in Zimbabwe. Gill has scored 499 runs at an average of 71.29 in 9 ODIs, for a strike rate of 105.27. The teenage player has scored 471 runs in seven international matches across formats at an average of 78.50 in what has turned out to be a turning point year for him.

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