Gautam Gambhir Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs, Children, Biography & More
Some unknown facts about Gautam Gambhir
|Real Name||Gautam Gambhir|
|Profession||International Cricketer (Plays for India)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height in cm||167 cm|
|Weight in Kg||66 Kgs|
|Height in meters||1.67 m|
|Height in Feet Inches||5 Feet 6 Inches (5' 6")|
|Weight in Pounds||145 lbs|
|Eye Colour||Light Brown|
|Jersey Number||#5 (IPL, Kolkata Knight Riders)
|International Debut||ODI- 11 April 2003 against Bangladesh
Test- 13 November 2004 against Australia
T20- 13 September 2007 against Scotland
|IPL Team||Kolkata Knight Riders|
|Favourite shots||Cover drive|
|Nature on field||Very aggressive|
|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.
|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.
|Age (as in 2014)||33 Years|
|Date of Birth||14 October 1981|
|Birth Place||New Delhi, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Libra|
|Family||Father- Deepak Gambhir (textiles businessman)
Mother- Seema Gambhir (housewife)
Sister- Ekta (younger)
|Address||somewhere in Rajendra Nagar, New Delhi|
|Hometown||New Delhi, India|
|College||Hindu College, University of Delhi|
|School||Modern School, New Delhi|
|Coach/Mentor||Mentor- Pawan Gulati (his uncle)
Coach- Sanjay Bharadwaj (Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy in Delhi) & Raju Tondon
|Hobbies||Traveling, Long Drives, Reading|
|Likes & Dislikes||Likes- staying at home with family in the breaks
Dislikes- siting alone
|Favourite Player||Not Known|
|Favourite Movie||He likes action and true story based movies|
|Favorite Food||fired thin crust pizzas, Chinese food|
|Favourite Colour||Not Known|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Cars collection||Toyota Corolla Altis & Maruti SX4|
|Price in IPL Auction (2015)||No Information|
|Net Worth||$20 Million = 124 Crores INR|
|Salary||Rs 35 Lakh per annum (Retainership Fees)
Rs 7 lakh (per test match)
Rs 4 lakh (per one day match)
Rs 2 lakh (per T20 match)
- Does Gautam Gambhir smoke?: Not Known
- Does Gautam Gambhir drink liquor?: Yes
- Gautam was embraced by his grandparents when he was just 18 days old.
- His initially vocation decision was Army and second was Cricket, individuals near him say that Gautam has been exceptionally devoted from his youth.
- He was the best run scorer from India and general second best run scorer in the T20 World Cup 2007 which was won by India.
- He assumed an extremely real part in India’s World Cup 2011 win, he played and great innings of 97 in the last 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 and in 2014.
- He crusaded for BJP for 2014 Assembly race (Amritsar voting demographic).
- He is dear companions with Munaf Patel &VirenderSehwag.