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.
August 19, 2018 9:15:36 pm

Gautam Gambhir is all set to join Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and contest in the next general elections from Delhi, if reports are to be believed.

August 15, 2018 9:21:51 pm

Former India opener Gautam Gambhir said that one should remain patriotic throughout the year and not just on one particular day

August 4, 2018 1:28:47 am

Gautam Gambhir will recuse himself from all the support staff recruitment interviews for the senior men's team, to be conducted by the high powered DDCA Cricket Committee, with some of his old teammates in the fray.

July 26, 2018 11:10:15 am

Gautam Gambhir could end up being part of the decision-making process to pick selectors across age-group teams, including the Ranji Trophy squad.

July 25, 2018 4:10:06 pm

Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir will be joined by their one time teammates Aakash Chopra and Rahul Sanghvi as they would chalk out the roadmap for Delhi cricket.

July 2, 2018 9:12:28 pm

Cornered during the 17 month regime of Court-appointed administrator Justice Vikramajit Sen, senior opener Gautam Gambhir will be back as "government nominee" in DDCA, informed newly elected secretary Vinod Tihara.

June 12, 2018 3:10:42 pm

Navdeep Saini was called up as a replacement for fast bowler Mohammad Shami who failed the fitness test in Bengaluru ahead of the one-off Test against Afghanistan.

May 23, 2018 11:12:38 am

Gautam Gambhir stepped down as Delhi Daredevils captain in the middle of the IPL 2018 season and was replaced by Shreyas Iyer.

May 18, 2018 6:15:18 pm

Kane Williamson has shown that classically elegant batsmen, too, could prosper big time in the slam-bang world of IPL cricket

May 17, 2018 6:56:23 pm

The BCCI may have created extremely popular and successful Indian Premier League (IPL) but the Indian board has not done "enough" to market Test cricket, revered by the purists, says former India opener Gautam Gambhir.