GUJARAT TITANS ANNOUNCES SHUBMAN GILL AS CAPTAIN
Mumbai, November 27, 2023: Gujarat Titans today named Shubman Gill as captain to lead the team ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024.
Mr. Vikram Solanki, Director of Cricket, Gujarat Titans, said “Shubman Gill has shown growth in stature and standing over the last two years at the highest level of the game. We’ve seen him mature not only as a batter but also as a leader in cricket. His contribution on the field has helped Gujarat Titans emerge as a formidable force, guiding the team through a successful campaign in 2022 and a strong run in 2023. His maturity and skill is evident in his on-field performance and we are extremely excited to embark on a new journey with a young leader like Shubman at the helm.
”Shubman Gill said on the announcement “I am delighted and proud to assume the Captaincy of Gujarat Titans and thank the franchise for their trust in me to lead such a fine team. We have had two exceptional seasons and I keenly look forward to leading the team with our exciting brand of cricket.
”Shubman Gill will be leading a team which has an unparalleled combination of experience and youthful exuberance, which has been the hallmark of the Gujarat Titans.
ABOUT GUJARAT TITANS:
Gujarat Titans made history during the Tata Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 by clinching the title in their first season. The team pays tribute to the state’s rich cricketing legacy – one that has developed numerous international players over the years, who have represented India with great distinction. The core of the team is rooted in the rich heritage the state is popularly built on. The team reflects the belief that Gujarat is not only rich in cricket history but also is represented by its very people who with their humble beginnings have created the right landmarks at every level over time. Our philosophy ‘Courageous Hearts and Welcoming Minds’ is at the helm of the inspiration that drives every possible decision in building the team from ground up.