Gautam Gambhir ; born 14 October 1981) is an Indian cricketer. A left-handed batsman, he made his One Day International debut for India in 2003, and played his first Test the following year. Gambhir had been a prolific run-scorer in domestic cricket with an average of over 50 but his two successive double-hundreds in 2002 (one of them against the visiting Zimbabweans) made him a strong contender for India's opening slot. Gambhir became only the fourth Indian batsman to score a double century in a tour game at home; the previous three being Sunil Gavaskar, Dilip Vengsarkar and Sachin Tendulkar. He is the only Indian batsman to score more than 300 runs in four consecutive Test series. He is also the only Indian, and one of only four international cricketers, to have scored five hundreds in five consecutive test matches. On July 2009, for a period of ten days he was the number one ranked batsman in ICC Test rankings. Gambhir attended Modern School, New Delhi....
Ajay Kalra posted the Blog
on May 07, 2013 , 09:28 pm
In cricket: Pick up fights to be in limelight!!
Starlets found their success mantra in stripping and leaked MMSes. Politicians found cheesy, baseless and insensitive remarks as their easy claim to fame. So when India’s two popular communities were making it to the headlines, how could the third one i.e ‘the cricketers’ could hold their horses and restrict themselves to their business? Wonder what they found to make it to the front pages of the tabloids – ‘picking up fights’. I dare not blame the old cricketers who were poised more »
Sagar Potnis started the Discussion
on May 06, 2013 , 12:11 pm
No one can match Rahul Dravid!
Everyone is comparing Rajasthan Royals’ player Sanju Samson as the ‘new generation Dravid’ but I don’t agree. I think the innings Rahul Dravid has played all through his career is unmatched and no one can even come remotely close to his stand more »