IPL 2021: KKR’s Shubham Gill Batted For Himself On Social Media
Shubham Gill of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) reacted strongly to a comment posted by a social media user about his selection in IPL 2021. Gill has been batting for KKR for three seasons and has scored more than 200 runs in each season.
What was the comment?
A social media user referred to Gill’s performance as “tuk tuk” which is used by cricket fans to refer to players with slow strike rates. But Shubham Gill felt offended by the comment and couldn’t prevent him from replying to that post.
How did Shubham Gill reply to that comment?
Shubham Gill was quick to take note of that stinging comment and post a fitting reply to that social media user. He commented, “i am right where i want to be Mr. NOBODY.”
What is the overall performance of Shubham Gill?
Shubham Gill has been a good player throughout his cricket career. He has played 51 T20s and has scored 1217 runs including nine half-centuries with a strike rate of 33.80. Also, he was a member of the India U-19 that won the world cup in 2018.
Let’s look at the achievements of Shubham Gill
• Shubham Gill made his Test debut for India during the 2020-21 Australian tour where he played seven Tests and made 378 runs including three-half centuries.
• He made three half-centuries in the first 10 Tests innings including the top score of 91 he made in the crucial Brisbane Test against Australia earlier this year.
• Gill has played 41 IPL matches including 14 for KKR and scored 440 runs at a strike rate of 125.20.