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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Pacers will be more effective if captains use them under lights: Gautam Gambhir

India and Bangladesh will play their first-ever Day/Night Test at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata beginning on Friday.

Gautam Gambhir set to get a stand, months after plan was shelved

The homage to Gambhir was supposed to come months earlier. At an emergent meeting of the council in June, members had unanimously decided to name a stand after him 'as a mark of recognition'.


Gautam Gambhir blames MS Dhoni's reminder for missed century in 2011 World Cup final

Gautam Gambhir's 97-run knock from 122 balls, and his 109-run partnership with MS Dhoni for the fourth wicket in the 2011 final played a crucial role for India's second-ever World Cup victory.

Gautam Gambhir cites 'contractual obligation' after skipping parliamentary meeting on Delhi pollution

"I had signed the contract in January and I joined politics in April. Due to contractual obligation, I had to go for the commentary. On 11th November I received the mail and on the same day, I had informed them the reason for not attending the meeting, Gautam Gambhir said.

'Missing' Gautam Gambhir posters spotted in Delhi after MP skips pollution meet

"Have you seen him? He was spotted last having jalebis at the Indore cricket stadium. The entire Delhi is looking for him," the poster read.

Gambhir skips pollution meet, faces heat

A photo shared by former Indian cricketer V V S Laxman Friday showed him and Gambhir having jalebis — something the AAP latched on to.


'Have family to support': Gambhir hits back after AAP criticises him for skipping pollution meet

Gambhir, in Indore for the ongoing India-Bangladesh test series, skipped the meeting in Delhi, along with top officials of the Environment Ministry, DDA and municipal commissioners.

Pollution more concerning than cricket match, says Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir was asked about India's upcoming match against Bangladesh in New Delhi on November 3. Gambhir said whether the match happens or not is a small matter and that the problem of air pollution is something Delhi faces throughout the year.

Gautam Gambhir helps Pakistani girl get medical visa for India

Gautam Gambhir, former India cricketer and current Member of Parliament, has arranged for a six-year-old girl from Pakistan to get a medical visa for India.

Twitterati troll Pak pacer who claimed to have ended Gambhir's career

Recalling the 2012 bilateral series, he also said that Gambhir was not comfortable facing him and avoided eye contact.

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Polling ends for sixth phase; Sheila Dikshit, Gambhir, Rahul Gandhi among early voters

Compared to the election results of these 59 seats in the last Lok Sabha elections in 2014, BJP had won 45 of these seats, the Trinamool Congress 8, the Congress two and the Samajwadi Party and the LJP one seat each among others.

Gautam Gambhir felicitated at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium after farewell match

Gautam Gambhir was honoured on Sunday after his final competitive match. He marked his final innings by scoring a hundred for Delhi in their Ranji Trophy match against Andhra Pradesh


Celeb spotting: Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Sushmita Sen and others

Aamir Khan and wife Kiran Rao were clicked at Roy Kapur Films office

Sports for a cause: Athletes who used their stardom 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.

IPL Final: A look back at previous nine IPL finals; see pics

The stage is all set for the final of the tenth edition of IPL and it will be Mumbai Indians who would lock horns with Rising Pune Supergiant in Hyderabad.

Shah Rukh Khan hosts 10th anniversary celebrations with KKR squad, see pics

Kolkata Knight Riders celebrated ten years of their existence in a party that took place on Sunday night in Kolkata.