"Smoothman Gill": Sunil Gavaskar gives Shubman Gill new nickname
Raipur : Shubman Gill nick name: Looks like Shubman Gill is on a heart winning streak these days with his bat and match winning knocks. Latest addition to his admirers is none other than Sunil Gavaskar, who had praised Shubman Gill for his innings against New Zealand in a candid chat after the 2nd ODI against New Zealand. In the first ODI, Gill had slammed brilliant 208 runs. In the second ODI, he remained unbeaten on 40 to ensure a win for his team.
After the match, Sunil Gavaskar and Shubman Gill had a fun chat in which the former gave him a nick name. "I have given you a new nickname, Smoothman Gill. I hope you don't mind," Sunil Gavaskar during an interview after India's win in the second ODI against New Zealand in Raipur on Saturday.
Replying to this, Shubman Gill said, "I do not mind at all, sir."
After the first ODI knock, Shubman Gill had become the fifth Indian batsman to score a double hundred in 50-over match format. He had also completed 1000 runs in just 19 innings.