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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Delhi court issues bailable warrant against Gautam Gambhir

A Delhi court Wednesday issued bailable warrants against retired cricketer Gautam Gambhir for not appearing before it despite repeated summons in a case related to alleged cheating of flat buyers in a real estate project.

PM Modi lauds Gautam Gambhir for his contribution to Indian cricket and his work on social causes

Gautam Gambhir was one of the most outspoken sportsmen who do not shy away from voicing their opinions on several issues facing the nation.


Retiring Gautam Gambhir jots down not-to-do list

Now, former cricketer Gautam Gambhir unsure of his next move, but says no to politics, commentary and administration

'It was a massive shock': Gautam Gambhir criticises MS Dhoni's decisions during 2012 CB Series

Gautam Gambhir said that while he never has personal issues with MS Dhoni and that the two only had differences of opinion.

I am too straightforward to be in administration, open to coaching: Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir said that he is interested in coaching and helping out youngsters who are dreaming of making it big.

Gautam Gambhir farewell: Picture perfect from start to finish

As Gautam Gambhir went about putting together his final first-class hundred, Faiz Ahmed sat at the boundary line making an imprint of the occassion on his canvas.


Our society doesn't like being shown the mirror, says Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir feels that the Indian society in general does not warm up to people who are forthright in their views.

Ranji Trophy: Gautam Gambhir walks into sunset with a farewell hundred

In his farewell match, Gautam Gambhir scored his 43rd first-class century against Andhra for Delhi at Feroz Shah Kotla.

Ranji Trophy: In farewell match, lady luck shines, grit takes Gautam Gambhir to 92

In his final Ranji match, Gautam Gambhir's characteristic grit and some shoddy fielding from Andhra Pradesh and has taken the veteran within eight runs of a memorable hundred.

Ranji Trophy: Gautam Gambhir gets ready for last hurrah against Andhra

One of the biggest names to ever don the Delhi jersey, Gautam Gambhir will be retiring from his spiritual home, the Feroz Shah Kotla, amidst an outpouring of emotion on social media, where he enjoys a sizeable following.

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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.