Shivil Sharma Kaushik (born 7 September 1995) is an Indian first-class cricketer who plays for Hubli Tigers in Karnataka Premier League and Gujarat Lions in Indian Premier League.
He made his Twenty20 debut as well as Indian Premier League debut for Gujarat Lions against Rising Pune Supergiants at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune on 29 April 2016.
He studied at the St. Joseph's College of Commerce in Bangalore.
Karnataka lad Shivil Kaushik caught everyone's attention with his peculiar bowling action. He first arrived on the scene during the fourth edition of the Karnataka Premier League, where he was picked up by the Hubli Tigers. Kaushik is not the usual Slow left arm chinaman. He has modeled his action on South Africa's Paul Adams, but without the jump.
After a successful outing in the KPL, Kaushik was picked up by Gujarat Lions in the 2016 Indian Premier League auctions for his base price of INR 10 lakhs. Though he didn't feature in the starting XI immediately, Brad Hodge and Suresh Raina gave the youngster plenty of opportunities, he repaid their faith with best figures of 3 for 20 against Kings XI Punjab.