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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Gautam Gambhir takes a dig at Virat Kohli's captaincy, says Dhoni, Rohit's presence makes it effective

Citing Kohli's record in the Indian Premier League, Gambhir said a skipper's effectiveness is tested when you don't have the services of several talented players.

Former India players single out who they want as No. 4 in ODIs

"On current form and his skills this southern star can bat even on Moon’s South Pole!" says Gautam Gambhir. Former players Harbhajan, Yuvraj and Gambhir discuss Sanju Samson's credentials as India's No.4 in ODIs.


Rohit Sharma has to wait for a spot in Indian Test eleven: Gautam Gambhir

ODI vice-captain Rohit has been in sublime form of late and is part of the Test squad touring the West Indies. He was not picked for the first Test with Rahane and Vihari doing well in the series opener, it is unlikely he will feature in the second and final Test.

'Ordering online tutorials for help': Gautam Gambhir lashes out at Shahid Afridi over Kashmir tweet

Gautam Gambhir and Shahid Afridi had a disagreement on social media over the Kashmir issue on Wednesday. This isn’t the first time that the two have clashed on the matter either.

Gambhir wants sports complex to be renamed after Arun Jaitley

Gambhir wrote to Baijal on August 24, the day Jaitley passed away at AIIMS after prolonged illness, proposing to rename the complex in his constituency after the former finance minister

Shubman Gill becomes youngest to score double ton for Indian representative side

Gill scored an unbeaten 204 runs from 250 deliveries including 19 fours and two sixes at an impressive strike rate of 81.60. After the top-order collapse, Gill made sure that he makes up for the golden duck in the first innings.


Gautam Gambhir says Afridi 'spot on', all crimes against humanity taking place in PoK

After former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi criticised the Indian government's decision to withdraw special status for Jammu and Kashmir, former Indian batsmen and BJP MP Gautam Gambhir hit back.

Bishan Singh Bedi tried to get his undeserving son in Delhi team: Gautam Gambhir on Navdeep Saini row

Hours after Bishan Singh Bedi hit out at Gautam Gambhir saying "he can’t stoop to conquer", the former Indian opener accused Bedi of having indulged in nepotism.

Bishan Singh Bedi hits back at Gautam Gambhir, says never said negative things about Navdeep Saini

Minutes after Navdeep Saini bowled a dream first over for the Men in Blue, Gautam Gambhir in a tweet congratulated the seamer and slammed Bishan Singh Bedi and Chetan Chauhan.

'Shame!': Gautam Gambhir accuses former India players of trying to block Navdeep Saini's career

Navdeep Saini had said in 2017: “I owe this life and my success to Gautam Gambhir. I was a nobody and Gautam bhaiyaa did everything for me."

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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.