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Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir, left-handed opening batsman and a consistent performer for Delhi at the Domestic level, averaging 50 since his first-class debut in 1999-2000. Gambhir made his one-day debut against Bangladesh in 2003, so far making 147 appearances in the format and has scored 5238 runs. In 2008, Gambhir got his first Test call and made his debut against Australia in Mumbai. After playing 58 Tests, he has managed to score 4154 runs in the longest-format of the game. He was one of the most complete batsmen between 2008 and the 2011 World Cup and opened well in all three forms of the game along side Virender Sehwag. His knocks of 75 against Pakistan in the inaugural edition of World T20 and 97 against Sri lanka in the World Cup 2011, helped India lift the trophies. The Delhi lad is the only Indian and one of four international cricketers to have scored hundreds in five consecutive Tests, while he also holds the records of scoring more than 300 runs in four consecutive Test series. Kolkata Knight Riders' skipper was lauded with Arjuna Award in the year 2008, was ranked batsman in ICC Test rankings, also was the recipient of the ICC Test player of the year award. Under his captaincy, the KKR won their maiden IPL title in 2012 and again in 2014.
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IPL Auction 2018 took place in Bengaluru.

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As the domestic 50-over tournament rolls onto Delhi, here’s a look at some of the key players who could make an impact at the fag end of the season.

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IPL 2018: Gautam Gambhir has unfinished business with Delhi Daredevils, says CEO Hemant Dua

Hemant Dua admitted that Gambhir wasn’t a very tough choice once the player had told KKR not to retain him using ‘Right To Match’ (RTM) card.

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Gautam Gambhir requested if we would refrain from bidding for him or using RTM: KKR CEO Venky Mysore

Kolkata Knight Riders didn’t retain Gautam Gambhir ahead of the IPL 2018 Auction and the player himself asked the franchise to refrain from bidding or using the RTM for him.

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Amidst uncertainty, Gautam Gambhir plays the familiar waiting game

KKR might use the Right-to-Match clause to get Gautam Gambhir in the auction, but it won’t be an open-and-shut affair.

It will be tough if I do not wear KKR jersey again: Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir was released by Kolkata Knight Riders this year, but he said he respects the call taken by the team.

Syed Mushtaq Ali: Spotlight on old warhorses ahead of IPL auction

Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh will all be in action in the Super League stage of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

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IPL 2018 player retention: Kolkata Knight Riders release skipper Gautam Gambhir

Kolkata Knight Riders made a bold move after they didn’t retain captain Gautam Gambhir.

Athletes for a cause

More than just sport! Athletes who stood up for a social cause in 2017

A lot of hardwork goes behind the players who achieve success. But only some star athletes use their popularity for the right cause.

Ranji Trophy: Wanted to show the world that Delhi dressing room is not all negative, says Gautam Gambhir

Delhi have left behind the struggles of last season to reach the final of the Ranji Trophy.

I was a nobody and Gautam Gambhir did everything for me: Navdeep Saini

Navdeep Saini got a lot of support from then Delhi skipper Gautam Gambhir after DDCA officials raised questions about his inclusion in the squad.

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Ranji Trophy 2017: Veteran Gautam Gambhir tops frazzled Mohammed Shami

The Shami-Gambhir contest was always expected to be the headline act of Delhi’s innings.

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Ranji Trophy 2017: Veteran Gautam Gambhir, rookie Kunal Chandela seize control against Bengal

The only positive aspect for Bengal was the final session where Delhi scored only 51 runs losing three wickets including Gambhir (127 off 216 balls) off Mohammed Shami.

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Gautam Gambhir completes 6000 runs in Ranji Trophy, scores 42nd FC hundred for Delhi

Gautam Gambhir scored his 42nd First-Class century and also completed 6000 runs for Delhi in Ranji Trophy.

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Gautam Gambhir’s hillarious advice to newlywed Zaheer Khan sets Twitter on fire

Gautam Gambhir offers marriage advice to Zaheer Khan and says that finally the former seamer has found someone who can bounce him too.

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Ranji Trophy 2017 Star Watch: How India internationals performed in the sixth round

From Harbhajan Singh to Suresh Raina to Ishant Sharma, here’s a look at how India internationals performed in the sixth round of Ranji Trophy 2017-18.