Shubman Gill vs Prithvi Shaw, every cricket fan in India is discussing this these days. Both batters have introduced themselves in International cricket with solid performances. They are being considered replacements for Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul in the coming years. But if we look at present circumstances, only one batter can include in the Indian Team. That’s the reason behind all these debates between Prithvi Shaw and Shubman Gill.
There is no end to this debate, but we tried to simplify by their stats in Career.
Prithvi Shaw and Shubman Gill Debut Match Comparison
- Shubman Gill played his debut match (ODI) against New Zealand on 31 January 2019. He failed miserably on his debut game and lost his wicket by scoring only nine runs on 21 balls.
- Prithvi Shaw had a wonderful debut match where he smashed a hundred against West Indies in a test match played on 4 October 2018.
Shubman Gill vs Prithvi Shaw Stats in All Formats
Shubman Gill has played 39 matches in all formats and scored 2066 runs with a batting average of 46. He has smashed five hundred and nine fifties. On 19th Jan, he scored a double hundred and became the youngest player to score a double century in ODI.
Prithvi Shaw started his international career before Gill. But he has participated in only 12 international matches in all formats for India. He has scored only 528 runs with a batting average of 32 and succeeded in scoring only one hundred and two fifties.
You can view Shubman Gill vs Prithvi Shaw’s stats below:
Prithvi Shaw vs Shubman Gill Test Stats
Prithvi Shaw scored 339 runs in five test matches after his debut in 2018. He scored most of the runs, centuries, and fifties in Test cricket. BCCI dropped from the test team after a poor performance against New Zealand and Australia.
Shubman Gill is performing well in Test Cricket. He has scored 736 runs in 13 test matches, with the highest score of 110. Due to his consistent performances, he succeeded in making a permanent position in the Indian Test team.
Shubman Gill vs Prithvi Shaw Stats in ODI
Shubman Gill is proving his supremacy in ODI by becoming the youngest player with a double hundred. He played only 21 ODI matches and scored 1254 runs with a batting average of 73.76 and a highest score of 208.
Prithvi Shaw played only six ODI matches and could not perform up to the mark. He succeeded in scoring only 189 runs and failed to convert any inning into a fifty.
As Indian team already has very tough competition for openings in the presence of Rohit, KL Rahul, and Dhawan. BCCI dropped him in 2021, although he scored four forty-plus runs in the last five innings/
Shubman Gill vs Prithvi Shaw Stats in T20I
Both players did not get enough chance to play for India in T20. Although Shubman has played five T20I games, he could not impress fans with his bat. He has only 76 runs in T20I and only twice succeeded in getting in double figure.
Prithvi Shaw played only one T20 match, and unfortunately, he lost his wicket on a duck. This is his only presence in international T20 cricket till now.
Shubman Gill vs Prithvi Shaw Stats in IPL
Shubman Gill represented two teams in IPL. Shubman Gill started his IPL career with KKR, where he played some good cricket. In 2022, the new franchise Gujrat Titan’s Captain and management decided to include him in the squad.
He played 74 IPL matches and scored 1900 runs, which include 1417 runs for KKR and 483 runs for Gujrat Titans.
Prithvi Shaw represented only Delhi Capitals from 2018 to 223 in IPL. He played 63 matches and scored 1077 runs with a batting average of 25.
If we look at the stats till now, Shubman Gill is a better player than Prithvi Shaw. In Cricket, we can not decide a batsman’s future by his present performance, and it is too early to decide.
Yes, Prithvi Shaw can replace Gill in T20 Squad, as Gill failed to perform in a few matches. But In ODI, it will be very challenging for Shaw as Gill’s Average in ODI is more than 70.