Vastavam web: India U-19 player Shubhman Gill’s father is elated at the performance of his son in the ongoing World Cup in New Zealand, saying the youngster has always been a dedicated cricketer.”Shubhman has always been dedicated to the game of cricket. I am very happy and proud of my son’s performance in the ongoing World Cup,” Gill’s father Lakhwinder Singh told today.”Shubhman never liked any other toy. He always loved playing with the bat and ball. He used to play with cricket bat and ball even during going to bed,” he said.
Gill’s family belongs to a village in Fazilka in Punjab .”We fully supported him for achieving his dream to become a cricketer. We dedicated 15 years on him to enable him become a world class cricketer. We even left our work and skipped several family functions including marriage ceremonies of our relatives so we could dedicate as much time as we could on him,” said Lakhwinder who is now based at Mohali.