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Adam Gilchrist (Former Australia Cricketer) Wife, Records, Controversies, Age, Weight, Height and More

Adam Gilchrist was once in a generation cricketer who changed how wicket-keeper batsman are being looked at. An agressive batsman and sharp gloveman, Gilchrist contributed immensely for Australian side in late 1990s and 2000s.

Name: Adam Gilchrist

Nickname: Gilly, Churchy, Wingnut

Role: WK- Batsman

Cricket Career

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International Debut

Test: vs Pakistan at The Gabba, Nov 05, 1999

ODI: vs South Africa at Nahar Singh Stadium, Oct 25, 1996

T20I: vs New Zealand at Eden Park, Feb 17, 2005

Carrier Turning Point: In his second test match he made 149 against Pakistan and also made a partnership of 238 runs with Justin Langer.

Jersey Number: #18

Major Teams: Western Australia, New South Wales, ICC World XI, Deccan Chargers, Australia, Middlesex, Kings XI Punjab, Rest of the World XI, Australian Legends XI, Sagittarius Soldiers, Sagittarius Strikers


  • He made a double century against South Africa in the year 2011. He made 204 from 23 balls and made the fastest century in test cricket.
  • The first player who hit 100 sixes in the Test matches.

Wife and Children

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Marital Status: Married

Girlfriend: NA

Wife: Melinda Gilchrist

Marriage Date: NA

Children: Annie Jean (Daughter), Harrison, Archie and Ted (Sons)


Autobiography: True Colour published in 2008

Biopic: NA

Awards and recognitions

ICC Cricketer of the Year in 2002

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Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 6ft 2in

Weight (approx.): 80 Kg

Eye Colour: Blue

Hair Colour: Brown

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 14th November 1971

Age (as of May 2019): 47Years

Birth Place: Bellingen, NSW, Australia

Nationality: Australian

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College: NA

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Father: Stanley Gilchrist

Mother: June Gilchrist

Sister: NA

Brother: NA

Coach/Mentor: NA

Religion: Christianity

Address: Bellingen, NSW


Photo by Hamish Blair/Getty Images)

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Tattoos: NA

Smoking/Drinking: NO/Yes

Style Quotient

Cars Collection: Audi A5, Jaguar F-Pace

Lesser Known Facts

  • He restored his childhood car, which is Komi Vans.
  • He is very active in social activities and has been a part of social and charitable events.
  • Also, he is an ambassador of Charity World Vision in India.

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