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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.


BCCI set to appoint Gautam Gambhir, Madan Lal as CAC members

January 12, 2020 8:11 pm

The third member of the BCCI-appointed panel is likely to be Mumbai-based woman international Sulakshana Naik, who has played two Tests and 46 ODIs for the country.

KL Rahul in unbelievable form, Shikhar Dhawan rusty: Gautam Gambhir

January 08, 2020 6:31 pm

Gautam Gambhir, former India cricketer, suggests that KL Rahul is better suited to partner Rohit Sharma at the top of the India batting order than Shikhar Dhawan.

'It is against ethos of country': Sportspersons condemn JNU violence

January 07, 2020 10:13 am

Violence broke out inside the JNU campus on Sunday night as masked men and women armed with sticks and sledgehammers attacked students and teachers and damaged property on the campus.

Delhi gets its first smog tower: What is it and how does it work?

January 05, 2020 8:41 pm

In China, a similar smog tower has been able to compress the carbon waste generated to produce gemstones.

Gautam Gambhir approached to take over as DDCA President

December 30, 2019 5:04 pm

Gautam Gambhir could take over as DDCA President by January 13 if everything goes according to plan.

Danish Kaneria's remark shows real face of Pakistan: Gautam Gambhir

December 27, 2019 4:05 pm

"India gave so much respect to Mohammad Kaif, Irfan Pathan, Munaf Patel. In fact, Patel is my close friend. We always played as a team to make our country proud. But the reports coming in from Pakistan are really unfortunate," Gambhir said.

Ben Stokes' Headingley heist to Rohit Sharma's Kolkata Mayhem: 12 innings of the decade

December 27, 2019 3:56 pm

Even the ones who said 'One Day and Test cricket is dying' mumbled their words after witnessing the gritty, passionate, magnificent innings in this decade that mesmerised the cricket fans and made them believe in the game once again. 

Gautam Gambhir says receiving death threats on phone

December 21, 2019 2:22 pm

The East Delhi MP has written to the deputy commissioners of Shahdara and Central districts about the threats received by him on Friday.

KKR lacks back-up options: Gautam Gambhir

December 20, 2019 4:24 pm

KKR paid a whopping Rs 15.50 crore for Pat Cummins, making him the costliest foreign player in the history of IPL auctions. Besides, they also spent big on Eoin Morgan (Rs 5.25 crore) and Varun Chakravarthy (Rs 4 crore).

Lathi charge was wrong but police will retaliate if you throw stones: Gambhir

December 17, 2019 10:20 pm

Scores of protesters, including Jamia students, police personnel and locals were injured, four DTC buses torched and over 100 private vehicles and 10 police motorcycles damaged in the violence that took place during the protest against the controversial bill on Sunday.


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.