Shubman Gill surprises Gujarat Titans teammate Robin Minz's father at Ranchi airport

Gill to lead Gujarat Titans in the forthcoming Indian Premier League season.

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India's batting sensation Shubman Gill surprised his Gujarat Titans (GT) teammate Robin Minz's father at Ranchi Airport when team India was leaving the city after winning the fourth Test against England. Minz's father is employed at the Birsa Munda Airport as a security guard.

After being acquired by GT for a whopping INR 3.6 crore during the 2024 mini-auction auction in December last year, Robin became the first tribal cricket player to compete in the Indian Premier League (IPL). In a video that has surfaced on social media, Gill was seen having a quick conversation with Robin's father, shaking his hand, and taking a picture with him. The cricketer posted a photo on social media along with him, and fans applauded his heartwarming gesture.

“Honoured to meet Robin Minz’s father. Your journey and hardwork has been inspiring. Looking forward to see you in the IPL,” Gill wrote on his Instagram story while posting an image with Robin’s father.

Also read: IPL 2024: Gujarat Titans (GT) Schedule 2024, Time Table, Timings, Dates, Venues Details and PDF Download

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Gill stars in the fourth Test versus England

Shubman Gill was one of the key performers who aided India win the fourth Test by five wickets at the JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi. The 24-year-old and Dhruv Jurel settled things for India, putting up an unbeaten 72-run partnership off 136 deliveries. Gill remained unbeaten on 52, while Jurel scored 39* as India seized a commanding 3-1 series lead and became the first side to win a Test series against England in the Bazball era under Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum. Both teams will meet again for the fifth and final Test at the HPCA Stadium in Dharamsala, which begins on March 7.

Also read: 'I had a plan for off-spinners to keep LBWs out of the game' - Shubman Gill

Additionally, after being named GT's captain, Gill will be captaining an IPL team for the first time in his career in the forthcoming season. He will be succeeding Hardik Pandya, who spent two seasons with the Titans before being signed back to the Mumbai Indians in a high-profile trade.

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