The latest beneficiary of Anand Mahindra’s benevolence is the upcoming Indian cricketer Shubman Gill.
Industrialist Anand Mahindra has been on a frenzy of donations to Indian cricketers. The president of the Mahindra group had previously presented a Mahindra Thar SUV to Thangarasu Natarajan and Shardul Thakur in January. And now the latest beneficiary of Mahindra’s benevolence is the next Indian cricketer. Shubman gill.
Anand Mahindra also gifted Gill a Mahindra Thar. Although Gill was not personally present to receive this gift directly, he took to Twitter to thank Anand Mahindra for the gesture.
Gill also added that playing for India is an honor for him and that he will continue to strive and give his best every time he comes out on the pitch.
You can see Shubman Gill’s tweet below
It is a great feeling to receive the Mahindra Thar and I wish I had been there to retrieve this beast. andanandmahindra Sir, I am grateful to you and a big thank you for this gesture. Playing for India has been an honor and I will do my best every time I go out on the pitch. pic.twitter.com/Dj82w1oSJ8
– Shubman Gill (@RealShubmanGill) April 20, 2021
Shubman Gill was in decent form at IPL 2021
Shubman Gill is plying his trade with the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Although he has yet to set the tournament on fire with the Willow, Gill has started in all three games he has played in the 14th edition of the IPL. Gill’s scores in the 3 innings he played were 15.33 and 21.
In addition, in the previous edition of the IPL, Gill was in excellent shape. The opening batsman plundered 440 runs in the 13th edition of the IPL and scored his points with an average of 33.85. It also marked 3 half centuries during the 2020 edition of the IPL held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The elegant right-hander had a sparkling start to his Test career in Australia. In the 6 innings he played in kangaroo country in his first round of testing, Gill plundered 259 points with an excellent average of 51.80. He was also central to India’s victory at The Gabba in Brisbane and scored a stunning 91 in the second set.
Gill has so far been in 44 IPL games during his career and has scored 1,008 points with an average of 32.52. He will then be seen in action on April 21, 2021 against the Chennai Super Kings (CSK).