Birthday special in pics: Interesting trivia on Gautam Gambhir

Updated: Nov 01, 2016, 09:14 IST
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    Born in Delhi, Gautam Gambhir also goes by the nickname 'Gauti'. (Pic/ Imtiyaz Khan)
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    Gautam Gambhir has played for many major cricket teams such as Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi, Delhi Daredevils, Essex, India Red, Indian Board President's XI and Rajasthan Cricket Association President's XI. (Pic/ AFP)
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    He made his ODI debut against Bangladesh at Dhaka in April 2003 and his Test debut against Australia in November 2004. (Pic/ AFP)
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    He has played a total of 56 Test matches amassing 4046 runs with an average of 42.58 and a highest score of 206. (Pic/ Agencies)
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    He played a total of 147 ODIs scoring 5238 runs with an average of 39.68 and a top score of 150*. (Pic/ Suresh K.K.)
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    In 2008, he was the Indian cricketer with the most ODI runs in a calendar year and had the most ODI centuries. (Pic/ Suresh K.K.)
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    He was awarded ICC Test player of the year in 2009. He had the most Test centuries by an Indian cricketer in the same year.
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    In October 2011, Gautam Gambhir was married to Natasha Jain in New Delhi. (Pic Imtiyaz Khan)
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    In 2011, Gambhir was bought by Indian Premier League franchise Kolkata Knight Riders from his previous team Delhi Daredevils during the auction. He was picked for $ 2.4 million which made him the highest paid cricketer in IPL history. He led his team KKR to two IPL titles in 2012 and 2014. (Pic/ Midday freelancer)
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    In the ICC World Cup 2011 final against Sri Lanka, Gambhir scored a brilliant 97 runs to anchor India's innings from the first over. His record 109 partnership with skipper MS Dhoni was instrumental in helping India clinch their second World Cup title. (Pic/ Suresh K.K.)
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On Gautam Gambhir's 35th birthday, we give you some interesting facts and information on the Indian left handed batsman that you may not have heard of

 

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