Shubman Gill (The Future Batting Star), the young player from Punjab who’d been given the nickname “Smoothman” for his brilliant batting by the legendary Gavaskar himself, has emerged as the true underdog in Indian cricket. His passion is an encouragement to all aspiring cricketers.
Collaborating with him contributes to increasing brand awareness.
Gill made his career and had a partnership with the leading athletic company, Nike, and also supports JBL, Cinthol, Gilette, and CEAT among other well-known companies. He also just signed a partnership with the protein company Danone.
Gill has also partnered with Games24X7, a business that creates and manages online skill games, where he acts as a brand ambassador for their fantasy sports platform, My11Circle.
But what makes him such a popular choice as a brand endorsement? Let’s take a look.
1. His social media following
The 23-year-old Gill is also a social media guru with 3.6 million Instagram followers and 962.4 K Twitter followers. He is renowned for telling his devoted fans about his victories, record-breaking occasions, and brand collaborations.
2. Great Performance in Cricket Matches
Gill received several commendable honors and awards in his Cricket career till now which attracts Brands to collaborate with him. As he is very dedicated towards his work.
Many well-known Indian cricketers, including Yuvraj Singh, Sachin Tendulkar, and Virender Sehwag, praised Shubham Gill’s performance. With the praise from the top cricketers, he gained a fan following from there as well, which made him so popular.
3. His Looks and Grace
He lights up the screen and pitches ground every time he graces it. One of the most attractive and graceful faces in the cricket industry, Shubman is a viewer’s delight in ads and on the ground.
The cricketer’s personality oozes charm, elegance, and an attitude that transmits ‘nothing but the best’. Brands eagerly anticipate hiring his charismatic personality as their Brand ambassador.