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‘World Cup call would not have surprised me’

DNMUM436437 | 5/17/2019 | Author : G Krishnan | WC :1058

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After an impressive season with KKR in IPL, Shubman Gill says he is looking forward to wearing India whites

Mumbai: Two years ago, in early 2017, Shubman Gill was only 17 when he batted with complete authority for India U-19 against the visiting England Colts at the Brabourne Stadium. He had scored an unbeaten 138 as opener and impressed among many others, the India U-19 coach Rahul Dravid.
Making the right progress ever since, Gill is on the verge of achieving something big on the senior stage and cementing his place in the senior team post the ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales.
Such is Gill’s confidence that at 19 and after having had a decent amount of success with Kolkata Knight Riders in the recent IPL, he told DNA that he would not have been surprised had he been selected for the World Cup.
“It was not like I
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