Gautam Gambhir Height, Weight, Age, Wife & More
|Real Name||Gautam Gambhir|
|Profession||International Cricketer (Plays for India)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height in cm||167 cm|
|Height in meters||1.67 m|
|Height in Feet Inches||5 Feet 6 Inches (5′ 6″)|
|Weight in Kg||66 Kgs|
|Weight in Pounds||145 lbs|
|Eye Colour||Light Brown|
|International Debut||ODI- 11 April 2003 against Bangladesh
Test- 13 November 2004 against Australia
T20- 13 September 2007 against Scotland
|Jersey Number||#5 (IPL, Kolkata Knight Riders)
|IPL Team||Kolkata Knight Riders|
|Nature on field||Very aggressive|
|Favourite shots||Cover drive|
|Records (main ones)||1. First Indian & Fourth overall batsmen to hit 5 centuries in 5 consecutive Test matches.
2. Became 2nd player (after Sir Viv Richards) to record 11 fifties in 11 consecutive Test matches.
3. He became the first Indian player to score 300+ runs in 4 consecutive Test series.
|Controversies||– He got into verbal spat with Virat Kohli on the field in IPL6 (2013)
– Dhoni filed a complaint against Gautam Gambhir to BCCI in 2012 that stating that Gambhir’s attitude towards the game is “selfish” and is hurting the team.
|Date of Birth||14 October 1981|
|Age (as in 2014)||33 Years|
|Birth Place||New Delhi, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Libra|
|Hometown||New Delhi, India|
|School||Modern School, New Delhi|
|College||Hindu College, University of Delhi|
|Family||Father- Deepak Gambhir (textiles businessman)
Mother- Seema Gambhir (housewife)
Sister- Ekta (younger)
|Coach/Mentor||Mentor- Pawan Gulati (his uncle)
Coach- Sanjay Bharadwaj (Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy in Delhi) & Raju Tondon
|Address||somewhere in Rajendra Nagar, New Delhi|
|Likes & Dislikes||Likes- staying at home with family in the breaks
Dislikes- siting alone
|Hobbies||Traveling, Long Drives, Reading|
|Favourite Player||Not Known|
|Favourite Movie||He likes action and true story based movies|
|Favourite Colour||Not Known|
|Favorite Food||fired thin crust pizzas, Chinese food|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Cars collection||Toyota Corolla Altis & Maruti SX4|
|Price in IPL Auction (2015)||No Information|
|Salary||Rs 25 Lakh per annum (Retainership Fees)
Rs 7 lakh (per test match)
Rs 4 lakh (per one day match)
Rs 2 lakh (per T20 match)
|Net Worth||$20 Million = 124 Crores INR|
Some unknown facts about Gautam Gambhir
- Does Gautam Gambhir smoke?: Not Known
- Does Gautam Gambhir drink alcohol?: Yes
- Gautam was adopted by his grandparents when he was only 18 days old.
- His first career choice was Army and second was Cricket, people close to him say that Gautam has been very patriotic from his childhood.
- He was the top run scorer from India and overall second top run scorer in the T20 World Cup 2007 which was won by India.
- He played a very major role in India’s World Cup 2011 win, he played and impressive innings of 97 in the final match against Sri Lanka.
- Under his captaincy, India have won 6 out of 6 matches.
- Under his captaincy, KKR won two IPL trophies; in 2012 & in 2014.
- He campaigned for BJP for 2014 Assembly election (Amritsar constituency).
- He is close friends with Munaf Patel & Virender Sehwag.
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