Gautam Gambhir

  • Retired Jacques Kallis still Kolkata Knight Riders' go-to man 15-04-2014 11:49 AM

    The legendary South African allrounder, Jacques Kallis, may have hung his boots but his heart still beats for the Indian Premier League (IPL) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) as the 38-year-old is set to re-ignite his hunger for runs and wickets at IPL 7. Kallis brought curtains down on his...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders can create magic, says Mike Horn 14-04-2014 05:36 PM

    New Delhi: Renowned adventurer and explorer Mike Horn shared his life experiences with the Kolkata Knight Riders as part of their build-up for the upcoming Indian Premier League and said the team is capable of creating magic this season. "I find working with KKR really relaxing. The surrounding is much...
  • IPL 7: Kolkata Knight Riders can repeat 2012 13-04-2014 12:20 PM

    The Kolkata-based franchise, co-owned by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, is widely seen as one of the most profitable teams in the commerce of the Indian Premier League (IPL) but overall not very successful on the field, though they pulled it off in 2012 after not doing justice to their...
  • IPL not a launchpad for India return, says Gautam Gambhir 12-04-2014 09:35 AM

    Though he has been snubbed by India selectors, opening batsman Gautam Gambhir, who will be leading Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 7, is looking to put up a strong performance in the tournament but doesn't feel it is a launchpad for India comeback. "My aim now is to do well...
  • India's greatest match-winner Yuvraj still worth crores: Gambhir 08-04-2014 07:39 PM

    New Delhi: Senior opener Gautam Gambhir says "had there been an IPL auction, he would have still gone" for Yuvraj Singh and called him India's "greatest match-winner" in limited overs cricket. "I don't think any cricketer has criticised Yuvraj. It is the media which has attacked him and we need...
  • Gautam Gambhir seeks votes for Arun Jaitley 05-04-2014 11:29 PM

    Cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Saturday sought votes for senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley who is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Amritsar. As part of the campaign, the left-handed batsman attended a roadshow in the city. Gambhir urged the electorate to vote for Jaitley who, he said, is a "good...
  • Delhi top North Zone with five wins in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 05-04-2014 04:17 PM

    Chandigarh: Delhi breezed into the Super League of the Syed Mustaq Ali T20 Trophy (North Zone) beating Services by five wickets at the Sector 16 stadium on Saturday. The team topped the zone with five victories in as many games. Services, opting to bat, made 144 for six with skipper...
  • Gambhir, Sehwag star again to power Delhi to 4th straight win in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 04-04-2014 03:14 PM

    Chandigarh: Gautam Gambhir led from the front with a breezy unbeaten 75 as Delhi cruised to a nine-wicket win over Haryana to record their fourth straight victory in a North Zone leg match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy, here on Friday. Set a target of 141 runs by...
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Sehwag, Gambhir shine as Delhi beat Himachal by six wickets 01-04-2014 07:52 PM

    Mohali: Out-of-favour India openers Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir found some form going their way as Delhi got the better of Himachal Pradesh by six wickets in a Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 match for North Zone on Tuesday. Sehwag smashed 42 off 32 balls, while the left-handed captain Gambhir...
  • West Zone lifts third consecutive Deodhar Trophy 27-03-2014 11:02 PM

    Visakhapatnam: A clinical all-round performance took West Zone to their third successive Deodhar Trophy as they registered a comprehensive 133-run win over North Zone in the final on Thursday. Riding on Kedar Devdhar's 94 and skipper Cheteshwar Pujara's patient half-century, West Zone posted a challenging 281 for three in 50...
  • Gautam Gambhir to lead Delhi in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 22-03-2014 08:41 PM

    New Delhi: Out-of-favour India opener Gautam Gambhir will lead a 15-member Delhi side in the North Zone league of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 domestic tournament starting on March 28. The squad also includes Virender Sehwag despite his poor show with the bat in the domestic season so far, lanky...
  • I don't play IPL for making personal comeback: Gautam Gambhir 19-03-2014 06:23 PM

    New Delhi: Determined to fight his way back into the national side, Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday said he would be happy grinding it out in the domestic circuit for long rather than using the Indian Premier League as a "platform" to make a "personal comeback". Once considered as Indian batting's...
  • Harbhajan to lead North in Deodhar Trophy 18-03-2014 11:18 PM

    New Delhi: Out-of-favour India spinner Harbhajan Singh will captain the North Zone team in the Deodhar Trophy to be played at Visakhapatnam from March 23. Another player trying to make a comeback to the Indian team, Gautam Gambhir has been named vice captain. North Zone will meet South Zone in...
  • Services knock Delhi out of Vijay Hazare Trophy 06-03-2014 06:36 PM

    New Delhi: Defending champions Delhi paid the price for complacency as they were knocked out of the North Zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy after a 44-run defeat at the hands of a gritty Services, who qualified for the main round along with Punjab, on Thursday. The decision by...
  • Delhi beat Himachal by five wickets in Vijay Hazare 03-03-2014 07:03 PM

    New Delhi: Defending champions Delhi were back to winning ways as they comfortably beat Himachal Pradesh by five wickets in a north zone leg match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy to put themselves in contention for a place in the knock-out round of the tournament. Chasing 231 for a win...
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Sehwag's poor show continues but Delhi defeat J&K by 38 runs 27-02-2014 07:29 PM

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag's decision to continue batting at No 3 didn't make much of a difference to his poor form but defending champions Delhi did enough to beat Jammu and Kashmir by 38 runs in the opening fixture of the north zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Delhi...
  • Gautam Gambhir reported for threatening DDCA curator with bat: report 25-02-2014 09:57 AM

    Out-of-favour India opener Gautam Gambhir, who captains his state side Delhi, allegedly threatened former India player and Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) pitch curator Venkat Sundaram after the two were involved in a war of words - DNA has reported. The report in the news daily said that Sundaram...
  • Karnataka on top against Rest of India in Irani Trophy 11-02-2014 06:25 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka inched closer to winning the Irani Trophy crown after Chidambaram Gautam's brilliant 122-run knock guided them to a mammoth 606 in their first innings against Rest of India on the third day on Tuesday. The total gave Karnataka a huge first innings lead of 405 runs before they...
  • KKR coach expects Gautam Gambhir to lead with example in IPL 7 06-02-2014 09:29 PM

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are not worried about the struggling form of their skipper Gautam Gambhir, newly-appointed KKR batting coach WV Raman said on Thursday. "As regards to form, we can only know after the tournament gets underway. Because of the kind of experience he has, you will obviously...
  • India can bounce back in Tests, says Gambhir 06-02-2014 06:52 PM

    Chandigarh: With Indian team suffering one of its worst ODI series defeat in New Zealand recently, out-of-favour batsman Gautam Gambhir on Thursday said it is important to start a tour well as it becomes difficult to get the momentum back once the chips are down. "One thing is certain when...
  • Irani Cup: Harbhajan to lead Rest of India, Gambhir included 03-02-2014 04:39 PM

    New Delhi: Senior offspinner Harbhajan Singh will get a shot at redemption while leading a 15-member Rest of India squad that also includes seasoned opener Gautam Gambhir as they take on Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka in the Irani Cup match in Bangalore from February 9. However, the two other out...
  • Gambhir, Narine retained by Kolkata Knight Riders 10-01-2014 06:22 PM

    Kolkata: The Shah Rukh Khan co-owned Kolkata Knight Riders have retained their captain Gautam Gambhir and mystery spinner Sunil Narine for the seventh edition of Indian Premier League. Gambhir has led the team to IPL glory in 2012 and is again set to lead the team for the fourth straight...
  • Is it all over for Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh? 07-01-2014 08:22 AM

    We often hear people liberally using the adage 'Form is temporary, Class is permanent'. Although it is hard to argue the cliched phrase, what happens when the form deserts you for so long that whether you have the class does not matter at all? Yuvraj Singh and Gautam Gambhir, two...
  • Just to blame Viru for Delhi's ouster not fair: Gambhir 06-01-2014 01:10 PM

    New Delhi: Putting his weight behind the embattled Virender Sehwag, senior opener and Delhi captain Gautam Gambhir said it is unfair to solely blame the swashbuckler's poor form for the team's early ouster from the Ranji Trophy. Sehwag's wretched form with the bat has been a talking point this Ranji...
  • All is well between MS Dhoni and Gautam Gambhir 06-01-2014 08:36 AM

    Opening batsman Gautam Gambhir is struggling to impress the selectors but he insists that not getting the comeback call is due to reasons like "form and fitness', clarifying that rift with skipper MS Dhoni is just a rumour and thus has nothing to do with it. India last toured South...
  • Gautam Gambhir retained as Kolkata Knight Riders captain for IPL 7 05-01-2014 11:12 AM

    New Delhi: Gautam Gambhir will lead Kolkata Knight Riders in the upcoming Indian Premier League as the Shah Rukh Khan co-owned franchise has decided to retain the left-handed opener along with West Indies mystery spinner Sunil Narine. Gambhir has been a part of KKR since 2011 season after having spent...
  • I don't play cricket for selfish reasons: Gambhir 04-01-2014 10:47 PM

    New Delhi: Out-of-favour opener Gautam Gambhir is determined to fight his way back into the national team through hardwork, saying that he doesn't want to take the 'selfish' route by scoring heavily on flat tracks to stage his comeback. "I have never played cricket for selfish reasons like scoring 800-900...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Karnataka beat Delhi; Mumbai defeat Gujarat to enter quarter-finals 02-01-2014 02:17 PM

    New Delhi: Karnataka dispatched Delhi by eight wickets at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Thursday to comfortably top the Ranji Trophy Group A. Delhi, starting day four at 132 for 6, were bowled out for 201 in their second innings, giving their bowlers a meagre 115 to defend. Karnataka ensured...
  • With comeback not easy, should Sehwag retire? 02-01-2014 10:28 AM

    The Indian team is definitely going through a transition phase after the retirements of senior players. But the youngsters with lot of domestic experience behind them have settled down and so far all is well. Amidst all this, one player is toiling hard at the domestic level for a comeback....
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2013-14, Round 9, Day 4 02-01-2014 08:27 AM

    Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir were dismissed cheaply in yet another pathetic batting show by Delhi, who are now staring at a big defeat against table toppers Karnataka. Skipper Perveez Rasool scored 83 while opener Adil Rishi and middle-order batsman Hardeep Rishi scored half-centuries as Jammu and Kashmir moved a...