Here's why Adam Gilchrist is a trailblazer in cricket

Feb 23, 2018, 08:23 IST
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    Adam Gilchrist is regarded as the best wicket-keeper batsman in the history of cricket. Pic/ Vijay Bate

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    Adam Gilchrist has the record for second-highest number of dismissals by a wicket-keeper (472) in ODIs. Pic/ AFP

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    Adam Gilchrist holds the record for second-highest number of sixes hit (100) by a player in Tests. Pic/ AFP

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    Adam Gilchrist ranks second in most dismissals by a wicketkeeper (416) in Tests. Pic/ AFP

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    Gilchrist ranks first and second in most catches by a wicketkeeper in ODIs (417) and Tests (379) respectively. Pic/ AFP

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    Gilly, as he is nicknamed, hit the fourth fastest century in Test cricket (100 in 57 balls). Pic/ AFP

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    Adam Gilchrist has scored 17 Tests centuries and 16 ODI centuries, the highest by any wicket keeper. Pic/ AFP

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    The Australian is the only player to score at least 50 runs in successive World Cup finals. He did so thrice – 1999, 2003 and 2007. Pic/ Suresh KK

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    Gilchrist ranks in the top 10 (position 6th) for most overall dismissals by a wicket-keeper in IPL history

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    His 206-run partnership with Shaun Marsh is the third highest in the IPL. Pic/ Suresh KK

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On this day in 2002, Australia's former wicket-keeper batsman Adam Gilchrist hit the fastest ever Test double hundred at the time. We take a look at some of the various records set by the trailblazing player in cricket

 

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