GAUTAM GAMBHIR

  • Wary batsmen want better helmets after Phil Hughes' tragedy Yesterday

    New Delhi: Phil Hughes' tragic death has shocked the cricket world so much that even young Indian first-class players are demanding better equipped helmets in the coming days to minimise the possibility of head injury. Delhi's Ranji Trophy probables today practised at the Feroz Shah Kotla ground and former India U-19...
  • Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag tell selectors not to pick them November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Veterans Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir's prospects of making an India comeback are all but over as the celebrated opening duo stayed away from selection in the 15-member North Zone squad for the Deodhar Trophy, starting November 29. The team will be led by senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh. The...
  • Sehwag, Gambhir tell NZ selection committee not to consider them November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Veterans Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir's prospects of making an India comeback are all but over as the celebrated opening duo stayed away from selection in the 15-member North Zone squad for the Deodhar Trophy. The team will be led by senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh. The North Zone selection committee,...
  • Vijay Hazare: Gambhir retained captain as Delhi name squad for knockouts November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi's senior selection committee headed by Yashpal Sharma predictably retained Gautam Gambhir as the captain of the Delhi one day side that will take on arch-rivals Mumbai in the pre-quarter finals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy in Rajkot on November 19. The team have all the big names including...
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Delhi beat Services by 3 wickets November 14, 2014

    Dharamsala: Delhi medium-pacer Vikas Tokas picked up a four-wicket haul to help the Gautam Gambhir-led side edge past Services by three wickets in a North Zone match in the Vijay Hazare Trophy one-day tournament on Thursday. Needing 147 for victory, Delhi made heavy weather of their chase by failing to get...
  • Vijay Hazare: Gambhir, Sehwag shine as Delhi down Harayna by 3 wickets November 12, 2014

    Dharamsala: Out-of-favour Indian batsmen Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag struck big half-centuries to drive Delhi home by three wickets against Haryana in the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament, here on Wednesday. Chasing 248 for a win, Delhi lost wickets at regular intervals but Gambhir (93) and Sehwag (80) stitched a 144-run second-wicket...
  • Is it end of road for Sehwag, Gambhir and Zaheer? November 11, 2014

    Continuing to overlook senior statesmen Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir and Zaheer Khan for the Test tour of Australia, the Indian selectors seemed to have sent the final hint to the three men in the twilight of their cricket career. Sehwag, who last played a Test in March 2013, has been out...
  • Vijay Hazare: Sehwag-Gautam flop show continues as Himachal Pradesh beat Delhi November 10, 2014

    Dharamsala: Heavyweights Delhi are in serious trouble of getting eliminated at the group league stage after Himachal Pradesh beat Gautam Gambhir-led team by 13 runs in a north zone leg of the Vijay Hazare One day championship on Monday. Delhi now have lost two out of their three zonal matches having...
  • Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir flop show continue but Delhi beat Punjab November 8, 2014

    Nadaun: Virender Sehwag's wretched time in domestic cricket continued as the veteran opener failed to open his account but Delhi did manage to comfortably beat Punjab by four wickets to notch up their maiden win in north zone leg of the Vijay Hazare One Day meet on Saturday. In a match...
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Sehwag, Gambhir fail; Parvez Rasool stars in J&K win November 7, 2014

    Bilaspur: Veterans Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir failed yet again as Jammu and Kashmir powered by their skipper Parvez Rasool shocked Delhi by two wickets in the opening match of the North Zone leg of the National One-Day Championship for the Vijay Hazare Trophy. On a slow Bilaspur track, Delhi managed...
  • Duleep Trophy: Gambhir hits ton, North Zone short of Central's first innings score October 24, 2014

    Mohali: Skipper Gautam Gambhir's 37th first-class century might have made his case stronger for an India comeback but his knock could not help North Zone overhaul Central Zone's imposing first innings score on Day 3 of the four-day Duleep Trophy semi-final on Friday. Responding to Central's first innings score of 538,...
  • Harbhajan to miss Duleep Trophy semi-final, Gambhir to captain North October 21, 2014

    Mohali: In a big setback for North Zone ahead of the Duleep Trophy semi-final against Central Zone, captain Harbhajan Singh has been forced to sit out due to viral fever as Gautam Gambhir will step in as the leader, here on Wednesday. Out-of-favour Indian off-spinner, Harbhajan, is heartbroken to sit out...
  • Gautam Gambhir retained Delhi captain for Ranji Trophy October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Out-of-favour India opener Gautam Gambhir has been retained captain of the Delhi team for the upcoming Ranji season as the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) announced a 15-member squad for the one-day Vijay Hazare trophy to be played in Himachal Pradesh. Gambhir, who ran into a controversy in...
  • Harbhajan Singh to lead North Zone team for the Duleep Trophy October 18, 2014

    Chandigarh: Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was on Saturday named captain of North Zone team while dashing left-hander Gautam Gambhir will be the side's vice-captain for the Duleep Trophy campaign starting from October 22. The decision was taken at a meeting of North Zone Selection Committee held at PCA Cricket Stadium, Mohali, under...
  • Happy Birthday: Shah Rukh Khan takes to Twitter to wish 'rockstar' Gautam Gambhir October 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has wished good health and happiness to his "main man" Gautam Gambhir, the captain of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Gambhir turned 33 Tuesday. "And a very happy birthday to my main man...@GautamGambhir u are a rockstar. Stay healthy and happy...
  • Narine will emerge as a better bowler, says Gautam Gambhir October 6, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Gautam Gambhir hopes that teammate and West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine will emerge a "better bowler and a stronger individual" from his ban due to chucking. Narine has been reported twice for a suspect bowling action during the Champions League T20 (CLT20) cricket tournament. He has been...
  • Gautam Gambhir targets domestic season for another comeback October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: With his comeback gone wrong in England, opening batsman Gautam Gambhir is targeting the forthcoming domestic cricket season to keep scoring runs to get back into the Test team again. Gambhir's return to the Test side in England, after nearly two and a half years, went wrong after he...
  • CLT20: Learnt from Virat on how to build an innings, says Suresh Raina October 4, 2014

    Bangalore: Having guided CSK to their second CLT20 trophy, Suresh Raina said that he has matured as a player taking cues from his contemporaries including Virat Kohli, who has shown the way with big hundred in ODI cricket. "I have learnt a lot in these seven years. In the earlier years,...
  • Suresh Raina's ton seals CSK's second CLT20 title October 4, 2014

    Suresh Raina's unbeaten 109 off 62 balls powered Chennai Super Kings to their second Champions League T20 (CLT20) on Saturday as they thumped the Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders by eight wickets in the final at Bangalore. Chennai chased down 181-run target with nine balls to spare. Chasing a...
  • As it happened: CSK vs KKR, CLT20 Final October 4, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Chennai Super Kings opted to field against Kolkata Knight Riders. The indomitable Chennai Super Kings will have the advantage of familiarity with the conditions but the unbeaten Kolkata Knight Riders would still be a tough nut to crack when they...
  • Chennai Super Kings take on Kolkata Knight Riders in all-IPL CLT20 final October 3, 2014

    Bangalore: The indomitable Chennai Super Kings will have the advantage of familiarity with the conditions but the unbeaten Kolkata Knight Riders would still be a tough nut to crack when they clash in the Champions League T20 final at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Saturday. Both teams had met in the...
  • CLT20: KKR skipper Gambhir credits team effort for good run October 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir on Thursday attributed his side's splendid run in the Champions League Twenty20 to collective effort, saying that his team has done well in all departments of the game en route to the final. "We need to really play well against a quality side. We...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Hobart Hurricanes, CLT20, 1st semifinal October 2, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The seemingly invincible Kolkata Knight Riders will start outright favourites when they square off against Australia's Hobart Hurricanes in the semi-finals of the Champions League T20 on Thursday. Kolkata Knight Riders are on a roll having remained unbeaten in the CLT20...
  • CLT20: Sunil Narine still has a long career ahead of him, says Trevor Bayliss October 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders coach Trevor Bayliss said on Wednesday that his star West Indian import Sunil Narine, who has been reported for illegal bowling action, will work his way through the tough times as he is a strong character. Asked about Narine being reported for suspected illegal bowling action, Bayliss...
  • CLT20: Herculean task for Hobart Hurricanes to beat KKR in semi-finals October 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: The seemingly invincible Kolkata Knight Riders will start outright favourites when they square off against Australia's Hobart Hurricanes in the semi-finals of the Champions League T20 on Thursday. Kolkata Knight Riders are on a roll having remained unbeaten in the CLT20 and registering 13 wins in a row since the...
  • CLT20: There was no room for complacency, says Gautam Gambhir September 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Their place in the semi-final already assured ahead of Monday's encounter, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir said there was no place for complacency in their inconsequential final Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 against Dolphins. Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey smashed attacking half centuries to keep IPL...
  • CLT20: Kolkata Knight Riders stay unbeaten with win over Dolphins September 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey smashed attacking half centuries to keep IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders winning run intact with a convincing 36-run victory over Dolphins in an inconsequential Group A match of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20, on Monday. While Utahappa blazed his way to a fiery 85 off...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Dolphins, CLT20 Match 18 September 29, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Beleaguered Dolphins will play for pride when they take on a mighty Kolkata Knight Riders in the Champions League Twenty20 tournament at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium on Monday. Dolphins are already out of the semifinal race having lost all...