Having made his mark in all three formats of the game last year, Gill showed off his extraordinary talent with an ODI double century against New Zealand earlier this year. Breaking this record became a significant milestone in his career.
Gill’s phenomenal run continued in the Indian Premier League (IPL), where he showed his prowess with the bat as well. The young cricketer has scored three centuries and 890 runs throughout the tournament. His impressive performances earned him the title of top scorer in the league.
With consistent and brilliant performances, Gill has established himself as a rising star in the world of cricket. His ability to excel in different formats of the game is a testament to his talent, determination and potential for future success.
Kohli revealed that he has taken Gill under his wing ever since the talented right-hander joined the national set-up.
The former Indian captain expressed his pride in witnessing Gill’s growth and development as a cricketer, especially in his impressive performances in the batting order.
“He (Gill) talks to me a lot about the game, is very keen to learn and has amazing talent at his age,” Kohli said while talking to the ICC.
“He has a fantastic ability and character to perform at a high level, is confident and we have that relationship, we have that understanding based on respect.”
Kohli’s guidance and mentorship has been instrumental in Gill’s progress and it is clear that Kohli has taken a keen interest in nurturing the young gun’s talent.
It gives Kohli a sense of satisfaction to see Gill’s skills come together and translate into impressive displays on the field, highlighting the impact of their mentor-protege relationship.
Despite scoring two centuries in 15 Test matches, Gill is yet to show his full potential against the red ball.
Kohli believes that the talented batsmen will get the runs soon and they will be quick this week against Australia. WTC Finals.
“I want to help him grow and really understand and come to his potential so that he can play for a long time, perform consistently and benefit Indian cricket,” Kohli said.
“All these kind of tags of King and Prince are great for the public and spectators to see, but the job of any senior player is to help the youngsters improve and give you the insight that you have throughout your career. .
“As long as a person is as interested in learning as he is, he will be fine because he wants to learn how to do it at a high level and perform consistently.
“He’s a lovely boy, he’s playing amazingly well and I want him to continue that in this Test match.”
the hero Rohit Sharma Will partner Gill in India’s batting order in the WTC finals.