Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir

Top-order Batter

Batting Style Left Hand Bat
Bowling Style Legbreak
Age 42 years

09 Jul 2024

Indian Cricket Team

Gautam Gambhir appointed Team India's head coach, replaces Rahul Dravid

In what comes as an expected development, former opener Gautam Gambhir has been appointed as the Indian cricket team's head coach.

07 Jul 2024

Indian Cricket Team

Gautam Gambhir set to leave KKR? Mentor shoots 'farewell video'

Gautam Gambhir is reportedly set to become India's next coach, the position which was vacated by Rahul Dravid following India's victorious 2024 ICC T20 World Cup campaign.

30 Jun 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

ICC T20 World Cup: Decoding slowest half-centuries by Indian players

Virat Kohli was the standout performer for India with the bat in a crucial ICC T20 World Cup 2024 final against South Africa.

07 Jun 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

Decoding the highest individual scores in India-Pakistan T20Is

Arch-rivals India and Pakistan will lock horns in the 2024 ICC T20 World Cup at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, New York on June 9.

Captains who have appeared in most IPL finals

Kolkata Knight Riders thrashed Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad to reach the 2024 Indian Premier League (IPL) final.

IPL: Notable records from KKR's title-winning 2012 campaign

Kolkata Knight Riders became the first side to reach the 2024 Indian Premier League playoffs after beating Mumbai Indians in Match 60.

IPL: Kolkata Knight Riders sealed playoff berth in these seasons

Kolkata Knight Riders became the first side to reach the 2024 Indian Premier League playoffs after beating Mumbai Indians in Match 60.

IPL: A look at highest opening partnerships

Gujarat Titans beat Chennai Super Kings in Match 59 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 season at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.

Indian Premier League: Players with most PoTM awards for KKR

Sunil Narine's brilliant display with bat and ball was the difference as Kolkata Knight Riders posted a massive win over Lucknow Super Giants in Match 54 of the Indian Premier League 2024 season.

29 Apr 2024

Andre Russell

Andre Russell: Decoding his IPL stats at Eden Gardens

Delhi Capitals will be up against Kolkata Knight Riders in Match 47 of the 2024 Indian Premier League (IPL) at Kolkata's Eden Gardens on April 29.

21 Apr 2024

Andre Russell

Andre Russell owns most POTM awards for KKR: Stats

Kolkata Knight Riders beat Royal Challengers Bengaluru by a solitary run in Match 36 of the 2024 Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Eden Gardens.

29 Mar 2024

Cricket News

IPL: Decoding Gautam Gambhir's top match-winning knocks for KKR

Gautam Gambhir is serving Kolkata Knight Riders as a mentor in the ongoing 2024 Indian Premier League season.

22 Mar 2024

Shah Rukh Khan

SRK to attend KKR versus SRH at Eden Gardens: Report

In India, there are two bonafide religions: cricket and cinema. When the two meet at a common ground, it is known as the Indian Premier League (IPL). IPL 2024 is set to kick off on Friday.

Gautam Gambhir urges BJP to relieve him of political duties 

In a surprise move, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Gautam Gambhir announced his decision to step away from active politics on Saturday ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

03 Feb 2024

Yashasvi Jaiswal

Yashasvi Jaiswal becomes third-youngest Indian to score a Test double-ton 

India's star opener Yashasvi Jaiswal has brought up his maiden double-century in Test cricket.

IPL: Decoding the most expensive signings in KKR's history

Kolkata Knight Riders are known for their Moneyball approach and their ability to develop domestic talents. However, the two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions at times have broken the bank.

IPL 2024: Five reasons why KKR can reach the playoffs

All eyes will be on Kolkata Knight Riders heading into the 2024 Indian Premier League.

07 Dec 2023

S Sreesanth

Sreesanth, Gautam Gambhir engage in verbal spat: All we know

On December 7, former Indian cricketer S Sreesanth accused his ex-teammate Gautam Gambhir of calling him a "fixer" during a recent Legends League Cricket (LLC) match between Gujarat Giants and India Capitals.

25 Nov 2023

Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid in line to become LSG's mentor: Report

In a major development, Indian head coach Rahul Dravid is reportedly in talks with Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Lucknow Super Giants.

KKR appoint Gautam Gambhir as the team's mentor: Details here

Indian Premier League outfit Kolkata Knight Riders have signed former franchise skipper Gautam Gambhir as a mentor.

06 Oct 2023

ICC Cricket World Cup

Revisiting iconic World Cup matches between India and Australia

India will kick-start their 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup campaign against none other than their bitter rivals Australia.

21 Sep 2023

Shah Rukh Khan

Gautam Gambir meets Shah Rukh Khan; pens heartfelt note

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is known for his humility and camaraderie with people from various walks of life. Every single person has an endearing SRK story and now cricketer Gautam Gambhir has taken to Instagram and shared a photo with "King of Bollywood."

15 Jul 2023

Justin Langer

Justin Langer appointed LSG head coach: Decoding his stats

Lucknow Super Giants have announced the appointment of Justin Langer, who will take over the reins as the head coach from Andy Flower.

14 Jul 2023

Lucknow Super Giants

LSG part ways with coach Andy Flower after two years

Lucknow Super Giants have announced the departure of their head coach Andy Flower on Friday. The Indian Premier League (IPL) outfit made the news official via a tweet on their official handle.

15 Jun 2023

Virat Kohli

'Virat Kohli caught my hand forcefully', Naveen-ul-Haq on verbal spat

In a fresh development, Afghanistan seamer Naveen-ul-Haq targeted Virat Kohli while highlighting the verbal spat between the two during an Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 encounter.

08 May 2023

Nitish Rana

KKR's Nitish Rana completes 2,500 runs in IPL: Key stats 

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Nitish Rana has raced past 2,500 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

IPL 2023: Kohli, Gambhir fined match fees following verbal spat

Things got heated up after Royal Challengers Bangalore defended 126 against Lucknow Super Giants in match number 43 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 season.

29 Apr 2023

Andre Russell

Andre Russell celebrates 35th birthday with 100th KKR appearance: Stats 

One of the finest T20 players ever, Andre Russell celebrates his 35th birthday on Saturday (April 29).

Revisiting finest run-chases of KKR in IPL history

Rinku Singh scripted history on Sunday as Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) pulled off a heist versus Gujarat Titans (GT) in match number 13 of the 2023 Indian Premier League (IPL).

01 Feb 2022


"Want her back home": Family of Delhi rape survivor

The 20-year-old woman, who was allegedly abducted, sexually assaulted, tortured, and paraded by her neighbors in Delhi last week, is recovering, away from her family and three-year-old boy.

IPL: Lucknow franchise rope in Gautam Gambhir as mentor

The Lucknow franchise of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has roped in veteran batter Gautam Gambhir as a mentor.

24 Nov 2021


BJP MP Gautam Gambhir alleges death threat from 'ISIS Kashmir'

Bharatiya Janata Party MP Gautam Gambhir has alleged that he and his family received a death threat from "ISIS Kashmir."

11 Sep 2021


East Delhi Premier League to be held in November: Gambhir

BJP MP and former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Friday announced to host a T20 cricket tournament on the lines of the Indian Premier League in east Delhi.

04 Jun 2021

Delhi High Court

Gautam Gambhir will organize free vaccination camp for 18-44 group

An undeterred BJP MP Gautam Gambhir on Thursday said he will organize a free COVID-19 vaccination camp, hours after the Delhi government's drug controller informed the Delhi High Court that his foundation has been found guilty of unauthorized stocking and distribution of Fabiflu medicine to coronavirus patients.

03 Jun 2021

Delhi High Court

Gautam Gambhir Foundation illegally stocked COVID-19 drug: Delhi HC told

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Gautam Gambhir's foundation was found guilty of unauthorized stocking, procurement, and distribution of the medicine Fabiflu to COVID-19 patients, Delhi's drug controller body informed the Delhi High Court on Thursday.

Gambhir contributes Rs. one crore for Ram Temple construction

Gautam Gambhir, BJP MP from East Delhi, has donated Rs. one crore for the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

02 Dec 2020

Rohit Sharma

Shastri should have updated Kohli about Rohit's injury: Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir is disappointed with the miscommunication regarding Rohit Sharma's injury fiasco.

28 Nov 2020

Ravindra Jadeja

Vijay Shankar not a viable replacement for Pandya: Gautam Gambhir

Former opener Gautam Gambhir believes the Indian team will continue facing the snag with team combination if all-rounder Hardik Pandya doesn't bowl.

India's loss if Rohit doesn't become white-ball captain: Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir believes it will Indian cricket's "misfortune" if Rohit doesn't become the captain in limited-overs cricket.

RCB should look for a new captain: Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir believes Royal Challengers Bangalore should look for a new captain as he slammed Virat Kohli's captaincy.

Gautam Gambhir turns 39: A look at his splendid feats

Indian legend Gautam Gambhir turned 39 on Wednesday.

IPL 2020: Underrated players who could have maximum influence

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season is all set to start on September 19 in the UAE.

26 Jul 2020

Indian Cricket Team

Dhoni should keep playing if he feels fit: Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir on Saturday said Mahendra Singh Dhoni should keep representing India if he feels hit.

Rahul Dravid remains the most underrated captain: Gautam Gambhir

Former opener Gautam Gambhir feels Rahul Dravid remains the most underrated captain and batsman in the history of Indian cricket.

15 Jun 2020

Indian Cricket Team

Dhoni would have been exceptional at number three: Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been arguably the greatest finisher in the white-ball cricket.

13 Jun 2020


#NewsBytesExplainer: Why does Team India falter in ICC tournaments?

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir recently stated that Team India lacks the ability to handle pressure in knockout games.

'Australia have struggled overseas', says Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir is disgruntled with Australia reclaiming the number one Test spot.

Gambhir, Lee against splitting T20s into four innings

Veteran cricketers Gautam Gambhir and Brett Lee have voiced their opinion on splitting T20s into four innings.

03 May 2020

Rohit Sharma

Rohit should back youngsters the way Dhoni did: Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir believes Rohit Sharma is one of the greatest batsmen in limited-overs cricket.

Coronavirus outbreak: Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev join ICA's initiative

Indian legends Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev have extended support towards Indian Cricket Association in order to financially help nearly 30 needy players in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

IPL: All-time XI of Kolkata Knight Riders

Right from the first ever IPL game where Brendon McCullum took the world by storm with his blistering knock, Kolkata Knight Riders have stamped their authority all along.

Gautam Gambhir performs last rites of domestic help amid lockdown

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir performed the last rites of his deceased domestic help in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

KKR could have won more titles with Russell: Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir believes Kolkata Knight Riders would have clinched a couple of more IPL titles, had they acquired Andre Russell a few seasons earlier.

Indian Premier League: Complete statistical analysis of KKR's performance

Two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have done reasonably well in the cash-rich T20 tournament.

'Dhoni's comeback looks bleak with no IPL', says Gautam Gambhir

With the chances of witnessing IPL 2020 looking bleak, the cricket fraternity seems to be divided over Mahendra Singh Dhoni's comeback.

Uthappa picks Gambhir as best skipper he has played under

India batsman Robin Uthappa picked the best captain he has played under and surprisingly it was neither Rahul Dravid nor MS Dhoni.

02 Apr 2020


MyWorldCupFinalByte: When India lifted the World Cup in 2011

"Dhoni finishes off in style... A magnificent strike into the crowd... India lift the World Cup after 28 years and it is an Indian captain who has been absolutely brilliant in the night of the final...!"

Coronavirus outbreak: Cricketers who offered donations to combat COVID-19

The entire world has been facing the wrath of the deadly coronavirus which has claimed over 31,000 lives and infected nearly 6,79,000 people.

Disappointed the way critics went after Kohli: Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir slammed the critics for targeting Team India after the completion of New Zealand tour.

14 Feb 2020


Gautam Gambhir highlights the importance of fitness in cricket

We all know that the history of cricket began with Tests, followed by the ODIs, which made the sport competitive.

Management shouldn't remove Rahul from top order, feels Gambhir

Indian batsman KL Rahul extended his purple patch with yet another blistering innings, this time in the 50-over format.

31 Jan 2020

Nitin Gadkari

BJP releases Delhi poll manifesto; here are the highlights

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday released its poll manifesto for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections.

05 Jan 2020

Virat Kohli

Here's why Gautam Gambhir has dubbed four-day Tests as 'ridiculous'

The cricket world is abuzz following the proposal from the International Cricket Council (ICC) to make four-day Tests mandatory from 2023.

Gautam Gambhir could buy stake in Delhi Capitals: Report

Former Indian Premier League (IPL) hero Gautam Gambhir is set to buy stake in Delhi Capitals.

16 Nov 2019


In polluted Delhi, this bar serves oxygen. No kidding!

In the face of adversities, new opportunities spring up, and 26-year-old entrepreneur Aryavir Kumar has shown the same.

15 Nov 2019

VVS Laxman

BJP's Gautam Gambhir skips meeting on pollution, enjoys in Indore

Such is the apathy of our elected leaders, that they are busy enjoying their lives while residents of Delhi are choking due to air pollution.

17 Oct 2019


Here's what Gambhir said on what separates Kohli as captain

There has been a longstanding debate if Virat Kohli is a better leader than other former Indian captains.

07 Oct 2019

Pakistan Cricket Team

I ended Gautam Gambhir's ODI career, says Pakistani cricketer Irfan

Gautam Gambhir remains one of the most successful top-order ODI batsmen.

30 Sep 2019


Gautam Gambhir believes it's time to look beyond MS Dhoni

Former Indian skipper, MS Dhoni continues to remain unavailable for selection, as there have been debates as to if he should call time on his illustrious career.

Gambhir slams team management for treatment of Pant

Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir has slammed the team management for its comments on young wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant.