Gautam Gambir

April 9th, 2011
Full name : Gautam Gambhir
Scorecard name : G Gambhir
Major Team : Delhi Daredevils, India
Date of Birth : 14-October 1981
Birth place : Delhi, India
Batting style : Left Handed Batsman
Bowling style : Leg-break
Role : Batsman
Man of the Match Awards : Test ( 2 ) / ODI ( 7 ) / T20 ( 1 ) / IPL ( 1 )


Gautam Gambhir (born 14 October 1981, in Delhi ) is an Indian cricketer , a batsman . He has been a member of the Indian national cricket team since 2003 ( ODIs ) and 2004 ( Tests ). He is also the only Indian, and one of only four international cricketers, to have scored five hundreds in five consecutive test matches. Gambhir was picked up by the Delhi Daredevils franchise in the first player auction of the Indian Premier League for a price of US$725,000 a year. He became the second highest run-scorer of the inaugural season with 534 runs from 14 matches.He was promoted to the post of Captain of the Delhi Daredevils for IPL Season 2010. In the 2011 IPL Players Auction ,Gautam was the most sought player fetching a bid of $2.4 million from Kolkata Knight Riders making him the highest paid cricketer in the history of the game.He is also the likely captain of the Knight Riders in the upcoming season.

Gambhir made his ODI debut against Bangladesh in the TVS Cup in 2003. In his third match, he scored 71 and was named Man of the Match . After India’s first-round exit from the tournament, Gambhir was selected for the One Day International on India’s 2007 tour of Bangladesh . Gambhir was selected in India’s squad for the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 , which India went on to win in South Africa. Gambhir played his first major Test series outside the sub-continent, having toured New Zealand in 2009. In the second Test match he scored a match saving 137 in the second innings.Recently in the final match of world cup 2011 where India won he scored 97 runs against Sri lanka .


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