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GAUTAM GAMBIR

Gautam Gambhir


Gautam Gambhir was born on 14 October 1981, in Delhi is an Indian Cricketer a batsman. He has been an associate of the Indian National Cricket squad from the time when 2003 ODIs and 2004 Tests. Gambhir had been a fruitful run-scorer in domestic cricket with an common of over 50 but his two following double-hundreds in 2002 one of them in opposition to the breaking Zimbabweans made him a sturdy contender for India's opening niche He became only the fourth Indian batsman to achieve a double century in a visit game at dwelling; the preceding three being Sunil Gavaskar Dilip Vengsarkar and Sachin Tendulkar. He is the only Indian batsman to gain more than 300 runs in four successive Test successions. He is also the only Indian, and one of only four international cricketers, to have attained five hundreds in five following test games. On July 2009, for an era of ten days he was the figure one ranked batsman in ICC Test rankings.

Early career

Gambhir focused Modern School; New Delhi Gambhir was preferred in 2000 for the first ingestion of the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore.

International Career

Gambhir made his ODI first appearance in opposition to Bangladesh in the TVS Cup in 2003. In his third game, he scored 71 and was named Man of the Match. His maiden century (103 off 97 balls) came in opposition to Sri Lanka in 2005. In 2004, he made his Test first appearance in opposition to Australia in the fourth and last Test game of the Border Gavaskar Trophy but did himself no favors´┐Ż by getting out for 3 and 1. He made penances in his second Test, on the other hand, gaining 96 in opposition to the South Africans. His maiden Test century came in opposition to Bangladesh in December 2004. Gambhir then made a number of starts in the abode succession in opposition to Pakistan in 2005, but was proficient to make only one half-century in six innings. He made 97 in Zimbabwe afterward that year, but failed to reach 30 in opposition to Sri Lanka at home, repetitively struggling in opposition to Chaminda Vaas, and was afterward plunged from the Test squad. He was restored in Tests by Wasim Jaffer, who made a double hundred and a hundred in seven Tests.

At the same time as Gambhir was out of the Test squad, he played a number of One Day Internationals for India stuck between 2005 and 2007. Still, he was not elected for the 2007 Cricket World Cup as the selectors picked for a top-order of Sourav Ganguly, Virender Sehwag, and Sachin Tendulkar. After India's first-round egress from the competition, Gambhir was elected for the One Day International on India's 2007 explore of Bangladesh. Gambhir got his second century on that tour and was later elected for the One Day International on India's trip to Ireland in 2007. He gained an unbeaten 80 in opposition to Ireland in the first match of that tour and was awarded the man of the match award for that endeavor. In the post-match conference, he designated that performing more constantly was peak precedence for his job as he had done so in the history.

Gambhir was elected in India's team for the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, which India went on to win in South Africa, thrashing Pakistan in the ultimate. Gambhir executed well in the shortest form of the match, finishing the tournament as India's top run scorer, with 227 at a standard of 37.83, together with three half-centuries which incorporated a critical 75 runs off 54 balls in opposition to Pakistan in the ultimate.



2008 started well for Gambhir. At domicile, he scored a victorious 130 in the Ranji Trophy ultimate to help Delhi thrash Uttar Pradesh by nine wickets just two days before the squad for the ODI tournament in Australia was to be publicized.

Gambhir was imposed to miss the Test series in Australia due to shoulder harm. In the 2007-08 CB succession, he attained an unbeaten 102 at The Gabba in opposition to Sri Lanka in a game sluiced out due to rain. Three weeks later on at Sydney, he gained a career-best 113 off 119 balls in opposition to Australia; in a high scoring game which India lost by 18 runs. He completed the CB succession as the leading run-scorer with 440 runs.

In 2008 Gambhir lastly solidified his place in the Indian Test side with a string of high scores. Opening the batting with Delhi colleague Virender Sehwag, he scored 858 runs at over 61 in seven games as of December including a double century in opposition to Australia in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. But in the same match he was implicated in disagreement when he was found to have frightened an elbow at Australia all-rounder Shane Watson whilst taking a run. Gambhir deprived of the charges in a media conference on the day of the occasion, asserting the elbowing was unintentional, but beseeched blameworthy in the punitive hearing and served a one-Test prohibit for the event, replaced by Murali Vijay. Regardless of missing the last game, Gambhir still peaked the run-scorers list for both sides.

He was the leading run-scorer in the Test sequence in opposition to England in December 2008 and in opposition to New Zealand in early-2009, meaning that he had accomplished this feat in three following series.

Gambhir played his first major Test succession outside the sub-continent, having toured New Zealand in 2009. In the second Test contest he attained a game saving 137 in the second innings. He stood more than five conferences in the middle and faced over 430 balls. This innings led Virender Sehwag, Gambhir's notching partner, close friend and skipper for the match, to call him 'The Second Wall' in allusion to Rahul Dravid. He then attained 167 in the second innings of the Third Test to give India an irrefutable lead, but rain helped the New Zealand batsmen to dangle on for a draw. Gambhir, with 445 runs in six innings at a standard of 89, helped India win 1-0 to script a chain win in that country past 41 years.

He was named as the ICC Test performer of the Year for 2009, and was momentarily ranked the No. 1 batsman in the ICC rankings in July; at the time India were not playing Tests and his peaks rating did not change, but other batsmen who were ranked superior lost points before repossessioning them. He received the Arjuna award from Prathiba Patil.

He sustained his run in the late-2009 Test succession in opposition to Sri Lanka at dwelling. He attained a century in the second innings of the First Test in Ahmedabad to oblige a draw after the visitors had taken a first innings escort of more than 300, and then pooled in a double century opening partnership with Sehwag on the first day of the Second Test in Kanpur, scoring 167 himself and helping India to gain more than 400 runs on the opening day. This set up their gain of 642 and an innings triumph. Subsequent the game, Gambhir revisited to the top of the ICC rankings.

Gambhir withdrew from the Third and ending Test in opposition to Sri Lanka at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai in order to be present at his sister's wedding. Vijay alongside stood in and scored 87 to assist India win again by an innings.

He revisited for the ODIs and scored an unbeaten 150 in the fourth contest in Calcutta to help stick the sequence 3-1, guiding the hosts to triumph in the run-chase. In the First Test in opposition to Bangladesh in Chittagong in January 2009, Gambhir hid a rapid 116 from 129 balls. It was his fifth century in as several Tests and made him the fourth player to accomplish this feat. Only Don Bradman has directed six centuries in as many contests. In the 29th Test contest in opposition to Bangladesh at Dhaka he rewrites the past of IVA Richards by scoring nearly all fifties plus runs in 11 following matches. In this contest he scored 66 runs.

In the final of the Cricket World Cup 2011, Gambhir scored an unyielding knock of 97 from 122 balls. Approaching in to bat in the first over after the discharge of Sehwag, he affixed the Indian inning through the release of Sachin Tendulkar and Kohli, and put up a match-winning joint venture of 109 runs with Dhoni to guarantee India lifted the Cup.

Indian Premier League

Gambhir was selected up by the Delhi Daredevils authorization in the first player public sale of the Indian Premier League for a price of US$725,000 a year. He became the second highest run-scorer of the initial season with 534 runs from 14 contests.

He was sponsored to the post of skipper of the Delhi Daredevils for IPL Season 2010.At the last part of the competition he became the only player from Delhi Daredevils to attain more than 1000 runs in all the three publications.

In the 2011 IPL Players mart, Gautam was the majority sought player enticing a bid of $2.4 million from Kolkata Knight Riders making him the chief paid cricketer in the olden times of the game. He is also the team leader of the Knight Riders in the upcoming period.

Batting and fielding averages

Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 41 74 5 3336 206 48.34 6387 52.23 9 16 411 7 30 0
ODIs 118 114 11 4248 150* 41.24 4904 86.62 9 27 465 17 32 0
T20Is 23 22 0 621 75 28.22 500 124.20 0 6 74 8 5 0
First-class 126 215 21 10398 233* 53.59 32 45 79 0
List A 222 216 17 7655 150* 38.46 17 46 62 0
Twenty20 91 89 11 2319 86 29.73 1895 122.37 0 18 274 28 14 0


Bowling averages

Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 41 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 118 1 6 13 0 - - - 13.00 - 0 0 0
T20Is 23 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 126 385 277 7 3/12 39.57 4.31 55.0 0 0
List A 222 37 36 1 1/7 1/7 36.00 5.83 37.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 91 - - - - - - - - - - - -