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16-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Will retire when no more emotions are involved : Gautam Gambhir

He has been in the cricketing field for over a decade now and is the only Indian to have scored hundreds in five consecutive Test matches. Former India opener Gautam Gambhir, 37, says he will retire the day he feels there are no emotions involved in the...

07-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Gautam Gambhir named Delhi Daredevils captain

Delhi Daredevils on Wednesday named Gautam Gambhir as its captain for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).Top-order batsman Gambhir returned to the Delhi franchise after a seven-season stint with Kolkata Knight Riders.Gambhir asserted that...

13-May-2017 Kolkata

Gautam Gambhir pulls up batsmen after losing to Mumbai

Crestfallen after a nine-run loss to Mumbai Indians in their IPL game, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir on Saturday took his batsmen to task for making a mess of a "chaseable" target.Replying to Mumbai Indians' 173/5, KKR ended at 164/8, to miss out...

07-May-2017 Bengaluru

Sunil Narine-Chris Lynn stand best partnership I've seen : Gautam Gambhir

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir on Sunday said Sunil Narine and Chris Lynn's power hitting at the top was the best partnership he has seen in his long cricket career.KKR won by six wickets against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in a rain-interrupted...

15-Apr-2017 Kolkata

Such wins give lot of confidence : Gautam Gambhir

Buoyed by the emphatic win against defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad in their Indian Premier League clash, Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir on Saturday said such wins always add to his side's confidence and they now need to continue the momentum.The...

13-Apr-2017 Kolkata

I need to trust Narine with the bat now : Gautam Gambhir

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir on Thursday effusively praised Sunil Narine, saying it was time he trusted the Caribbean as a willower who was also the leader of the attack with the leather.Man of the match Narine justified his promotion as an opening...

13-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Whoever wants 'Azadi', leave the country : Gautam Gambhir

Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Thursday backed paramilitary personnel who were manhandled by Kashmiri youths in a video which has gone viral on social media, saying whoever wants freedom for Kashmir can leave the country.A video which shows Indian security...

09-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Gautam Gambhir rues dropped catch, nerves at the death

Having lost a cliff-hanger to the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir said on Sunday that his team's inability to hold their nerves at the death and the failure to take Hardik Pandya's catch in the last...

08-Apr-2017 Rajkot

Lynn's batting can take off pressure from team : Gautam Gambhir

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Gautam Gambhir said if Chris Lynn can keep batting the way he did on Friday against Gujarat Lions, it will take the pressure off other batsmen in the team.Lynn smacked 93 off just 41 balls at a strike rate of 226.82. The Australian's...

06-Apr-2017 Rajkot

Pacer Umesh Yadav would have been big advantage, says Gautam Gambhir

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Gautam Gambhir on Thursday admitted the unavailability of in-form pacer Umesh Yadav in the first two away games came as a bit of a surprise, and added it's an opportunity for the other players to rise to the occasion.Yadav...

02-Apr-2017 Kolkata

We believed we could win the World Cup, says Gautam Gambhir

It was the belief in the dressing room that helped Gautam Gambhir settle his nerves after opener Virender Sehwag got out early during India's World Cup final against Sri Lanka in 2011, the southpaw said on Sunday.On the occasion of the sixth anniversary...

18-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Gautam Gambhir endorses banning of Pakistani artists

Veteran Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir has put his weight behind the banning of Pakistani artists and performers in the wake of political parties opposing the release of a Bollywood film which features an actor from the neighbouring country after the Uri terrorist...

18-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Don't believe in biopics on cricketers: Gautam Gambhir

Out-of-favour India batsman Gautam Gambhir on Sunday stoked a fresh controversy asserting that films shouldn't be made on cricketers but on those people who have contributed for the welfare of the country and hence are more "deserving" of biopics.Ganbhir's comments...

16-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Gautam Gambhir bats for taking Test cricket to smaller towns

Seasoned opener Gautam Gambhir reckons that the best way to pull crowds to Test matches is to promote the longest format in smaller towns where it is not being played much today.The southpaw, who doesn't seem to be a big fan of the pink ball, said that just by...

15-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Gautam Gambhir unveils Indian junior players league

Star batsman Gautam Gambhir on Thursday unveiled the Indian Junior Players League Twenty-20 (IJPL T20), a talent hunt for boys aged 14 to 18 years.The tournament, which will be played with the pink ball, will witness budding cricketers in action from 22 cities.The...

09-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Red and pink balls behave in exactly the same way: Gautam Gambhir

Seasoned opening batsman Gautam Gambhir, who has led India Blue to the final of the ongoing Duleep Trophy tournament, dismissed apprehensions over the pink ball, saying it behaves in "exactly the same way" as the red Kookaburra ball used in the traditional format...

13-May-2016 Kolkata

You cannot win a tournament depending on surfaces: Gautam Gambhir

Wishing not to dwell at length upon the state of wickets being provided at the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir on Friday said that to become champions a team needs to perform well on any given surface.In...

07-May-2016 Kolkata

Won't repeat mistakes we committed last year: KKR's Gambhir

When everyone thought Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) would make the last four easily they succumbed to pressure and failed to make it to the play offs last edition but captain Gautam Gambhir on Saturday said they won’t be repeating the same mistakes this time...

27-Apr-2016 Mumbai

Will plan and try to stop Rohit Sharma: Gautam Gambhir

Ahead of their match against Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir said that his side's bowling unit will try and work collectively to not allow Rohit Sharma to score too many runs.Two-time winners Kolkata sit comfortably at the...

27-Apr-2016 Mumbai

Focused on scoring runs for KKR, not on India comeback: Gautam Gambhir

Indian discard and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday said his primary aim is to score runs for the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise and help his team win rather than think about a comeback to the national side.Two-time winners...

07-Apr-2016 Kolkata

Hoping Narine's potency is intact: KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir

Spinner Sunil Narine has been key to Kolkata Knight Rider's success over the past few seasons and captain Gautam Gambhir on Thursday said he is hoping the Trinidadian is still as potent as before after remodelling his bowling action.The 27-year-old West Indian...

07-Mar-2016 New Delhi

India will face tough job at World T20: Gautam Gambhir

India are among the favourites to win the upcoming World Twenty championship at home, but former India opener Gautam Gambhir cautioned that the hosts will have to be at their best in order to clinch the title.At the WorldT20 which starts on Tuesday, India...

17-May-2015 Mumbai

We messed it up :Gautam Gambhir

With his side's chances of proceeding to the play-offs looking slim, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir on Saturday said his boys messed up the Indian Premier League game against Rajasthan Royals here."Obviously our destiny was in our hands, but...

08-May-2015 Kolkata

IPL 8 : Gautam Gambhir raises a toast to Knights' spinners

Upbeat Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir on Thursday raised a toast to the spinners in his side after the 13-run win over the Delhi Daredevils in their Indian Premier League game at the Eden Gardens."We knew Delhi would come hard, it was a must-win...

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