Shivil Sharma Kaushik a 21-year-old, who is a right-handed batsman and Slow left-arm chinaman bowler, Indian first-class cricketer who plays for Gujarat Lions in IPL. He is also a Team member of Hubli Tiger in the Karnataka Premier.
He made his IPL debut recently in the last year on 29th April 2016 in Twenty20 and against Rising Pune Supergiants in IPL and at the same time. His first debut was at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium.
He was a B.com student at St. Joseph’s College of Commerce in Bangalore. Shivil Kaushik has a unique Bowling action, which he has developed from South Africa’s Paul Adams with a slight modification.
He was selected in the first edition of Karnataka Premier League by Hubli Tigers. And his net worth in IPL was 10 lakhs. Brad Hodge and Suresh Raina gave the new star many opportunities and he grabbed the opportunities and repaid it with his best figures of 3 for 20 against Kings XI Punjab, followed by a successful performance in IPL 2017. Due to his tremendous performance in the past matches, he is decided to be selected for the India’s Champions Trophy squad.
Shivil participated in the Spin Star Contest held in Karnataka in the month of January 2015, held by Anil Kumble’s company and also was the winner of the contest and received a cheque of 1 lakh as a winning amount prize from BS Chandrasekhar, and got a chance to a coaching camp for top 20 contestants, which was supervised by Kumble himself.
He is a very down to earth personality. Shivil also keeps an interest in Hockey and Basketball also.