IPL 2024: WATCH- “Discipline, Loyalty, Hard work”- Shubman Gill thrilled on becoming Gujarat Titans captain  

Gill said he was eager to learn from the likes of Rashid Khan, Kane Williamson and Mohammad Shami.

Shubman Gill | GTShubman Gill, who was recently named the captain of the Gujarat Titans (GT), said that he was thrilled to take over the leadership from Hardik Pandya. Pandya, who led GT to the IPL 2022 title and the final of the IPL 2023, was traded to Mumbai Indians.

Shubman Gill expressed excitement and gratitude for the opportunity to lead the team in the upcoming IPL 2024 season. He reflected on his journey from a young cricket enthusiast to becoming the captain of an IPL team, acknowledging it as the fulfillment of a childhood dream.

"I think it's gonna take, like, probably till the time we don't play the first match. Uh, it's not gonna, you know, quite sink in. It's a great feeling. I mean, I was about seven or eight years old when you know IPL started happening. Obviously, it's a dream for any kid who wants to be a cricketer and wants to play the IPL to be able to captain a team. Then to be able to be that kind of binding factor in this team, it feels amazing," Shubman Gill said in a video posted by Gujarat Titans.

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Talking more about the opportunity, he recognized that there were many leaders in the team like Kane Williamson, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Shami, and David Miller. And said that it would be a huge chance for him to learn from the best and together they can be instrumental in guiding the team.

"I mean, we all know captainship comes, uh, with a lot of things, and commitment is one of them. Discipline is one of them. Hard work is one of them. Loyalty is one of them. And because I think I've played under great leaders and I've learned a lot from them, I think those learnings that I have had from their experience playing under them is gonna help me a lot in this IPL.

We have great leaders in our team, be it Kane or be it Rashid bhai or be it Shami bhai, or even, David. think it's gonna be uh, great. And obviously there are gonna be a lot of learnings along the way, which would be my experience as a captain. And I see a lot of people making great memories," Gill added.

Here is the video:



By Jatin Sharma - 29 Nov, 2023

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