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Gautam Gambhir (cricketer) Biography, Wife, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More

Gautam Gambhir
(Indian Cricketer)

Gautam Gambhir
Nickname: Gauti
Profession: Cricketer
Autobiography: NA
Biopic: NA
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.): 5 ft 6 in
Weight (approx.): 66 kg
Eye Colour: Light Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Tattoos: NA
Personal Life
Date of Birth: 14 October, 1981
Age (as on 2018): 36 years
Birth Place: New Delhi, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Aries
Nationality: Indian
School: Modern School, Delhi
College: Hindu College, University of Delhi
Educational Qualifications: Graduate

Father: Deepak Gambhir
Mother: Seema Gambhir
Sister: Ekta (Younger)
Brother: N/A
Coach/Mentor: Sanjay Bhardwaj, Pawan Gulati, Raju Tondon
Religion: Hindu
Address: New Delhi

Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test: NA
ODI: 15 June 2014 against Bangladesh at Dhaka
T20: 17 July 2015 against Zimbabwe at Harare
Jersey Number: #20 (India), #20 (IPL)
Domestic/State Team: Gujarat, Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai Indians
Nature on field: Aggressive
Likes to play against: NA
Favourite Shot: cover drive


  • He holds the record of scoring most runs (1269 runs) in the 2008-09 season.
  • He also recorded most ODI centuries in 2008 by an Indian.
  • He smashed the most number of Test centuries in 2009 by an Indian.
  • He was the 1st Indian & 4th overall cricketer to slam 5 back to back centuries in 5 Test matches.
  • He was also the first Indian player to score more than 300 runs in 4 consecutive Test series.
  • He became the 2nd cricketer after Sir Viv Richards to smash 11 half-centuries in 11 consecutive Test matches.
  • Gautam Gambhir and Chris Lynn stitched a record opening partnership of 184 runs while batting for Kolkata Knight Riders against Gujarat Lions in 2017

Career Turning Point: His performance in the 2007-08 tour to Australia, after which he cemented his place in the Indian team.

Hobbies: PSP, Reading
Favourite Batsmen: Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar
Favourite Bowlers: NA
Favourite Cricket Ground: NA
Favourite sports personalities: NA
Favourite Food: NA
Favourite Actors: Ranvir Singh, Deepika Padukone
Favourite Films: NA
Favourite Musicians/Singers: NA
Favourite Destinations: NA
Smoking/Alcohol: NA

Style Quotient
Cars Collection: BMW Gran Turismo

Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status: arried
Affairs/Girlfriends: Natasha Jain
Wife/Spouse: Natasha Jain
Marriage Date: 28 October 2011
Children: NA

Earnings(as in 2018)
Net Worth: 124 cr.
Test Fee: 7 Lakh Per match
ODI Fee: 4 Lakh Per match
T20 Fee: 2 Lakh Per match
IPL 11: 2.8 Crore

Lesser Known Facts

  • Born into an upper-middle-class family, Gautam Gambhir has a Punjabi background.
  • His maternal grandparents, Sat Pal Gulati and Asha Pal Gulati, adopted Gambhir from his parents when he was just 18 days old.

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