Adam Gilchrist

April 9th, 2011
Full name : Adam Craig Gilchrist
Scorecard name : AC Gilchrist
Major Team : Australia, Deccan Chargers, ICC World XI
Date of Birth : 14-November 1971
Birth place : Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia
Batting style : Left Handed Batsman
Bowling style : Right-arm Off-break
Role : Wicket Keeper
Man of the Match Awards : Test ( 7 ) / ODI ( 28 ) / IPL ( 4 )

Adam Craig Gilchrist (born 14 November 1971) is an Australian international cricketer who currently captains Kings XI Punjab . Gilchrist was contracted by the Hyderabad-based Deccan Chargers in the inaugural season’s player auction for US$700,000. In Deccan’s fourth match of the inaugural 2008 season, Gilchrist hammered the second fastest hundred in the IPL . He is the first player to score 1000 runs in the IPL.In the fourth season, Gilchrist was contracted by Kings XI Punjab for US$900,000.

He is an attacking left-handed batsman and record-breaking wicket-keeper .He is considered to be one of the greatest wicket-keeper-batsmen in the history of the game. His 17 Test and 16 ODI centuries are the most by a wicket-keeper. He holds the unique record of scoring at least 50 runs in successive World Cup finals (in 1999, 2003 and 2007).Gilchrist was called up for the Australian One Day International (ODI) team in 1996, his debut coming against South Africa . Touring New Zealand in February 1998, Gilchrist topped that Australia averages with 200 runs at 50.00 . Gilchrist won a silver medal at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur , the only time cricket has been in the Commonwealth Games. Gilchrist made his Test match debut in the First Test against Pakistan November 1999 . Gilchrist played a pivotal role in the 2001 Ashes series which Australia won 4–1.


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One Comment
  1. Shukhon

    I love Gilchrist.

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