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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.


Virat Kohli's 183 in Asia Cup one of his greatest knocks: Gautam Gambhir

August 01, 2020 3:30 pm

Gautam Gambhir has rated Virat Kohli's stroke-filled 183 against Pakistan in a 2012 Asia Cup match as one of the greatest innings from the Indian captain across three formats.

India have bowling attack to rattle Australia including Smith, Warner: Gautam Gambhir

July 29, 2020 12:35 pm

India are slated to tour Australia in November for a gruelling four-Test series.

Explained: How Ghazipur landfill’s height was reduced and if it can be permanently cleared

July 26, 2020 8:27 am

At the last count in 2019, the landfill had crossed 65 metres (213 feet), just eight metres short of the iconic Qutub Minar, which is 73 metres high.

MS Dhoni hasn't given enough quality players to Virat Kohli's team India: Gautam Gambhir

July 14, 2020 2:25 pm

Gautam Gambhir and MS Dhoni were roommates for more than a month and the former India opener said that all they used to talk about was 'hair' because he had long hair back then,

Rahul Dravid never got enough credit for captaincy: Gautam Gambhir

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

Gambhir, who was a part of both the 2007 and 2011 World Cup-winning Indian teams, said Dravid's impact on Indian cricket was more than Ganguly and Tendulkar.

'MS Dhoni at No. 3 would have broken most records': Gautam Gambhir

June 16, 2020 1:24 pm

According to Gautam Gambhir, with the kind of flat pitches on offer and quality of current bowling attacks, MS Dhoni could have broken most of the records had he batted at three.

'I want him to recover as soon as possible': Gautam Gambhir wishes Shahid Afridi speedy recovery

June 14, 2020 1:07 pm

Despite political differences, Gautam Gambhir wished Shahid Afridi a speedy recovery after he tested positive for Covid-19.

India lacks ability to handle pressure in crucial games: Gautam Gambhir

June 13, 2020 6:03 pm

Gautam Gambhir feels Indian players lack "mental toughness" to handle pressure in crunch situations and cannot call themselves world champions unless they prove themselves in big-ticket tournaments like the World Cup.

Waqar Younis urges Shahid Afridi, Gautam Gambhir to act sensibly on social media

June 01, 2020 7:04 pm

"The banter between Gautam Gambhir and Shahid Afridi has been going on for a while now. I think they both got to be smart, sensible, and calm down," said Waqar Younis.

Gautam Gambhir's father's SUV stolen from outside his home, probe underway

May 29, 2020 2:05 pm

Police said Deepak Gambhir's vehicle, a Toyota Fortuner, was parked in front of his residence at around 3.30 pm on Wednesday but was found missing on Thursday morning.


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

May 13, 2019 7:24 am

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

December 10, 2018 7:44 am

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

October 11, 2018 6:58 am

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

December 29, 2017 9:31 pm

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

May 20, 2017 4:52 pm

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

May 15, 2017 6:41 pm

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