Gautam Gambhir, on Tuesday, announced the forthcoming Ranji Trophy match against Andhra in his home floor Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi will be his final professional game. The 37-year-old had left his senior debut back in 2000 because of his stateside in the Kotal. The left-wing batsman was an energetic member of the Indian group for almost a decade at which he attained the No.1 batsman standing in Tests and T20I structure and played an important part in the finals of 2007 World T20 and 2011 World Cup.
Here are the Significant facts and figures that Gautam Gambhir made during his lengthy career:
Two — Gambhir is among those 2 players to evaluate the fifties in the World Cup and World T20 finals (2007 WT20 and 2011 CWC). But, Gambhir is the only participant to have a fifty at a closing that his group won at both the championships.
5 — He also scored centuries in five successive Test matches between 2009 and 2010. He’s the only Indian player and among those four gamers in Test history to score hundreds in five successive games.
6 — Gambhir won in most of the six games as the Indian captain– six ODIs. These will be the maximum number of International games for virtually any fighter with 100% win record. Lord Hawke and Ali Bacher won each of the four games they headed their various nations in.
Here is the joint maximum series for any Indian since Virender Sehwag replicated his opening partner between 2009 and 2010. Just AB de Villiers (12) and Joe Root (12) have a more fifty-plus scores series in Test cricket.
107 — Gambhir headed Kolkata Knight Riders in 107 consecutive Twenty20 matches beginning from the CLT20 2011 towards the end of 2017 IPL. No other participant has led his group in over 80 successive T20 matches. MS Dhoni has an active series of top Chennai Super Kings in 77 games that’s the 2nd greatest.
He scored 212 away 241 using 25 fours and 2 sixes through the following-on innings.
391 — He included 391 to the opening wicket with Vinayak Mane from the follow-on innings against England from the 2001 Youth Test at Chennai. This is the maximum partnership for any wicket at the background of Youth Test cricket.
He’s just behind Sachin Tendulkar’s 24452 runs across all of the formats from which he scored 14192 runs in Internationals.