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Gautam Gambhir

Gautam

Full name
Gautam Gambhir
Nationality
Indflag India
IPL team
KKRcolours Kolkata Knight Riders
Role
Bat Batsman
Style of Batting
Left handed batsman
Style of Bowling
Right arm leg spin
Family
Mother: Seema Gambhir Wife:Natasha Jain (m.2011)
Born
14 October 1981 (age 31)
Nickname(s)
Gauti
Height
5ft 6in (1.68m)
Best Batting figures
93
Best Bowling figures
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Cost
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Gautam "Gauti" Gambhir (born 14 October,1981) is an Indian cricketer,who plays currently plays for Kolkata Knight Riders (since 2011) and formerly played for the Delhi Daredevils (2008-2010).He is considered as one of the best batsmen in the Indian cricket team.He is a left-handed opening batsman,his highest score in IPL is 93 of 51 balls against Royal Challengers Bangalore and in ODIs his best is 150*.He is also one of the four players to score five consecutive test centuries in five matches.

IPLEdit

Gambhir was picked up by the Delhi Daredevils franchise in the first player auction of the 2008 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.At the end of the tournament he became the only player from Delhi Daredevils to score more than 1000 runs in the IPL. In 2011 he was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for a record-breaking US$2.4 Million,he became the highest paid player in IPL history.

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