|Real Name||Gautam Gambhir|
|Profession||Indian Cricketer (Left-handed Batsman)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 168 cm|
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 60 kg|
in pounds- 132 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 38 inches|
- Waist: 30 inches
- Biceps: 12 inches
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|International Debut||ODI- 11 April 2003 against Bangladesh at Dhaka|
Test- 3 November 2004 against Australia at Mumbai
T20- 13 September 2007 against Scotland at Durban
|Jersey Number||#5 (Indian)|
|Domestic/State Team||Delhi, Delhi Daredevils, Essex, India Red, Indian Board President's XI, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Cricket Association President's XI|
|Records (main ones)||• Record of most runs (1269 runs) in the 2008/09 season.|
• Most ODI centuries in 2008 by an Indian.
• Most Test centuries in 2009 by an Indian.
• The 1st Indian & 4th overall cricketer to hit 5 centuries in 5 consecutive Test matches.
• The 1st Indian player to score 300+ runs in 4 consecutive Test series.
• The 2nd cricketer (after Sir Viv Richards) to hit 11 fifties in 11 consecutive Test matches.
• In IPL 2017, Gautam Gambhir and Chris Lynn made a record opening stand of 184 runs while batting for Kolkata Knight Riders against Gujarat Lions.
|Awards/Honours/Achievements||2009- ICC Test Player of the Year award|
2009- Arjuna Award (India's 2nd highest sporting award)
|Career Turning Point||His performance in the 2007-08 tour to Australia, after which he cemented his place in the Indian team.|
|Date of Birth||14 October 1981|
|Age (as in 2017)||36 Years|
|Birth Place||New Delhi, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Libra|
|Hometown||New Delhi, India|
|School||Modern School, New Delhi|
|College/University||Hindu College, New Delhi|
|Coach/Mentor(s)||Coach- Sanjay Bharadwaj, Raju Tandon, Naveen Chopra|
Mentor- Pawan Gulati
|Political Inclination||Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)|
|Address||A bungalow in Rajendra Nagar, central Delhi|
|Hobbies||Playing badminton, Meditation, Yoga, Listening to music|
|Controversies||• In 2007, during the 3rd ODI against Pakistan at Kanpur, he had a verbal fight with Shahid Afridi, after having a collision with each other.|
• In 2010, during an Asia Cup, Pakistan's Kamran Akmal made a loud appeal against Gambhir, which made Gambhir angry and they had a heated argument, but Umpires and players intervened to stop them.
• In 2013, during an IPL 6 match between Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Kolkata Knightriders, Gambhir and Virat Kohli had an ugly spat. After getting out, instead of walking back, Kohli made some remarks which angered Gambhir, after which both started abusing each other until Rajat Bhatia intervened.
• In 2017, cricketer Gautam Gambhir came to know that two pubs in Delhi- Ghungroo and Hawalat, owned by Gautam Gambhir, (The pub owner with the same name as cricketer Gautam Gambhir) intentionally used cricketer Gambhir's name as a tagline. Being a teetotaller, cricketer Gambhir didn't like it, sent numerous requests, and even a legal notice. But after no response from the pub owner, he filed a complaint against them. In January 2018, the Delhi High Court restrained the pub owner from using his name as their tagline.
|Girls, Affairs & More|
|Marriage Date||28 October 2011|
|Marriage Place||A farmhouse in Gurugram|
|Wife/Spouse||Natasha Jain (m. 2011-present)|
Daughters- Aazeen Gambhir (born in 2014), Anaiza Gambhir (born in 2017)
|Parents||Father- Deepak Gambhir (Textile businessman)|
Mother- Seema Gambhir (Homemaker)
Sister- Ekta Gambhir (Younger)
|Favourite Cricketer||Sourav Ganguly|
|Favourite Food||Rajma chawal, Butter chicken, Dahi bhalla|
|Favourite Actor||Sylvester Stallone|
|Favourite Film(s)||Bollywood- Kahaani, Vicky Donor, Paan Singh Tomar|
Hollywood- Rambo series
|Favourite Singer||Jagjit Singh |
|Favourite Song||"Woh Kagaz Ki Kashti" by Jagjit Singh|
|Favourite Destination||United Kingdom|
|Car Collection||BMW Gran Turismo|
|Salary (as in 2018)||₹2.8 crore (IPL 11)|
|Net Worth||₹100 crore|