Gautam Gambhir Birthday | 14 October Birthday of Indian Celebrities
Born: 14 October 1981
Profession: Indian Cricketer
Gautam Gambhir Biography:
Gautam Gambhir is a left-handed Indian batsman. He played all formats of International matches, as well as IPL., Gautam Gambhir was born in Delhi. He was adopted and taken care of by his grandparents. His maternal uncle Pawan Gulati was his mentor. Gautam Gambhir nickname is Gauti. He started to play cricket at the age of 10.
Gautam Gambhir’s wife:
Gautam Gambhir married to Natasha Jain in October 2011. Natasha Jain belongs to a business family. Natasha’s father was very close to Gautam Gambhir ’s father business. Natasha and Gambhir were initially friends. They fall in love and then they married in 2011 in Gurgaon.
Gautam Gambhir was the highest paid cricketer in the history of IPL in 2011.
Gautam Gambhir in IPL:
Gautam Gambhir played for the Delhi Daredevils in first IPL. He performed fantastically and became the second highest run scorer of the IPL season 1 with 534 runs. Gautam Gambhir promoted as a captain of Delhi Daredevils in the IPL season 2010. In the IPL season 2011, Kolkata Knight Riders Purchased him in 2.4 million dollars.
Some facts of Gautam Gambhir in IPL:
- Gautam Gambhir was the highest paid cricketer in the history of IPL in 2011.
- Under Gambhir captaincy, Kolkata Knight Riders qualified for the Champions League Twenty20 tournament.
- Kolkata Knight Riders won the first title in 2012 under his captaincy by beating defending champion Chennai Super Kings.
- Gambhir secured the second title for Kolkata Knight Riders in 2014 by beating Kings XI Punjab.
- In the IPL season, 2018 Gautam Gambhir played for Delhi Daredevils as a captain. But due to a poor performance of his team, he stepped down from captaincy.
- Shreyas Aiyar appointed as the new captain of Delhi Daredevils for the remaining matches. It was the last IPL match of Gautam Gambhir.
Gautam Gambhir Awards:
Gautam Gambhir was awarded by India’s second highest Sporting award Arjun award in 2008. Gambhir also received the ICC Test player of the year award in 2009.
Gautam Gambhir’s Record in Cricket:
- Gautam Gambhir did his test debut on 3rd November 2004 against Australia.
- He played his last test match on 9th November 2016 against England.
- Gautam Gambhir played the first one-day international match on 11th April 2003 against Bangladesh in TVS cup.
- His first 20-20 match was on 13th September 2007 against Scotland.
- Gautam Gambhir is the only one Indian cricketer who scored centuries continuously in five consecutive test matches.
- Gautam Gambhir was appointed as captain of the Indian cricket team in 2013 against New Zealand in one-day international series.
- Gambhir is also the only Indian batsman who scored more than 300 runs in four consecutive International test matches.
- Kolkata Knight Riders won 2 times IPL title, in 2012 and 2014, under Gautam Gambhir captaincy.
Kolkata Knight Riders won 2 times IPL title, in 2012 and 2014, under Gautam Gambhir captaincy.