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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.


'It was nice catching up skipper': Gautam Gambhir greets MS Dhoni after LSG vs CSK match

April 01, 2022 12:32 pm

Lucknow Super Giants mentor Gautam Gambhir shares an image with Chennai Super Kings' MS Dhoni after the match on Friday.

Delhi: Gautam Gambhir announces 5 libraries with WiFi facility

March 24, 2022 7:40 am

The Shaheed Bhagat Singh Jan Libraries will come up at Anand Vihar, Shahdara, Trilokpuri, Viswas nagar, and Mayur Vihar.

Unification of MCDs necessitated as AAP blocking funds: Gautam Gambhir

March 13, 2022 9:29 am

The State Election Commission on Wednesday postponed the announcement of dates for the municipal polls in Delhi following a communication from the Centre on the unification of the civic bodies.

IPL 2022: All you need to know about Lucknow Super Giants and Ahmedabad team

January 26, 2022 8:10 am

KL Rahul will lead the Lucknow Super Giants, while the Ahmedabad franchise picked Hardik Pandya as their captain for the new season.

It's really immature, you can't be a role model in this manner: Gautam Gambhir slams Virat Kohli

January 14, 2022 2:07 pm

Gambhir pointed out that Mayank Agarwal too had got a reprieve during the first Test in Centurion but it didn't invite similar response from the South African skipper.

IPL's Lucknow franchise appoints Gautam Gambhir as team mentor

December 18, 2021 2:59 pm

The southpaw had captained Kolkata Knight Riders to two IPL titles during his playing days.

East Delhi Premier League concludes with Patparganj win, Gambhir hints next season can go pan Delhi

December 14, 2021 11:34 am

"This is just the beginning. EDPL will be organized every year and will get bigger and players from every strata of society will continue to shine in a tournament", Gambhir said

Without pressure of ODI captaincy, Kohli is more dangerous player: Gambhir

December 12, 2021 6:57 pm

Gambhir feels that whether Kohli is captain or not, the passion and intensity he has shown throughout his stint as an Indian team player, will remain the same.

Charitable distribution not exempted: Delhi govt on Gautam Gambhir’s health camp

December 09, 2021 7:56 am

🔴 The Delhi HC had on Sept 20 stayed the proceeding in the Drugs Control department criminal complaint and asked it respond to the petition moved by the Gautam Gambhir Foundation.

Gautam Gambhir alleges death threat from ISIS, files police complaint

November 25, 2021 7:43 am

After receiving the complaint, the cyber-cell of Central district police started their investigation and are trying to find out the source of the email, police said.


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.