Gautam Gambhir Biography: Gautam Gambhir Profile 2024, One of the Best Player

Gautam Gambhir Biography: Gautam Gambhir was born on October 14, 1981, is a former Indian cricketer, politician, and philanthropist. He is appointed as the head coach of the Indian cricket team in all formats on 9th July 2024. He played for India between 2003 and 2016 across all formats and was a member of the 17th Lok Sabha from 2019 to 2024. Gambhir received the Padma Shri in 2019.

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As a cricketer, Gambhir was a left-handed opening batsman who played domestically for Delhi and captained Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) in the IPL. He made his ODI debut against Bangladesh in 2003 and his Test debut against Australia in 2004. He captained India in six ODIs from 2010 to 2011, winning all six matches. Gambhir was crucial in India’s victories in the 2007 World Twenty20 and the 2011 Cricket World Cup finals.

Gambhir is notable for scoring hundreds in five consecutive Test matches and for being the only Indian batsman to score over 300 runs in four consecutive Test series. He was awarded the Arjuna Award in 2008 and was the top-ranked ICC Test batsman in 2009, the same year he received the ICC Test Player of the Year award. He retired from cricket in December 2018, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in 2019, and served as a mentor for IPL teams including Lucknow Super Giants (2022-2023) and Kolkata Knight Riders (2024).

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Personal Details

DetailsInformation
Born14 October 1981 (age 42)
BirthplaceNew Delhi, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party (2019–2024)
OccupationCricketer, Politician
AwardsPadma Shri (2019)
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
BattingLeft-handed
BowlingRight-arm leg break
RoleTop order batter
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseNatasha Jain
Children2 daughters
ResidencyNew Delhi
AwardsArjuna Award (2008) ICC Test Player of the Year (2009) Padma Shri (2019)
Net WorthEstimated Rs 265 crore ($32 million) in 2024
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International Information

DetailsInformation
National sideIndia (2003–2016)
Test debut (cap 249)3 November 2004 v Australia
Last Test9 November 2016 v England
ODI debut (cap 149)11 April 2003 v Bangladesh
Last ODI27 January 2013 v England
ODI shirt no.5
T20I debut (cap 12)13 September 2007 v Scotland
Last T20I28 December 2012 v Pakistan
T20I shirt no.5

Domestic Team Information

YearsTeam
1999–2018Delhi
2008–2010; 2018Delhi Daredevils (Delhi Capital)
2011–2017Kolkata Knight Riders

Career Statistics

CompetitionTestODIT20I
Matches5814737
Runs scored4,1545,238932
Batting average41.9639.6827.41
100s/50s9/2211/340/7
Top score206150*75
Catches/stumpings38/–36/–11/–

Medal Record

EventOutcome
ICC Cricket World CupWinner (2011) India–Bangladesh–Sri Lanka
ICC T20 World CupWinner (2007) South Africa
ACC Asia CupWinner (2010) Sri Lanka

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