Gautam Gambhir is the only Indian to have scored centuries in five consecutive Test matches and the only Indian batsman to score 300 runs in four consecutive Test series. MyNation wishes him a happy birthday!
Arjuna awardee Gambhir turned 37 on Sunday and wishes are pouring in from all quarters. Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and numerous other celebrities from different fields, like John Abraham, Harbhajan Singh, Shikar Dhawan have wished the ace cricketer on Twitter.
To my dear friend @GautamGambhir Wish you a very happy birthday. Lots of love always.— John Abraham (@TheJohnAbraham) October 14, 2018
Happy birthday my brother @GautamGambhir have a great year ahead— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) October 14, 2018
Here’s wishing our legendary batsman and a 2-time World Cup winner @GautamGambhir a very happy birthday!— Delhi Daredevils (@DelhiDaredevils) October 14, 2018
Wishing you all the happiness and success in the coming year.#DilDilli #Dhadkega pic.twitter.com/DgMsmT1pFX
The left-handed batsman had captained the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Delhi Daredevils (DD) in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Gambhir’s cricketing career has had its ups and downs. His journey as a first class cricketer began in the 1999-2000 season, but only a few years later was he able to hog the limelight.
India won six ODIs from the late 2010 to late 2011 under Gambhir’s captaincy. Gambhir also captained KKR to IPL titles in 2012 and 2014. He was conferred the Arjuna award in 2008.
Gambhir played crucial innings in both the 2007 World T20 and 2011 World Cup finals helping India secure the respective trophies. He has also made a name in being a fierce nationalist and compassionate humanitarian, and have championed the cause of the soldiers.
Read Exclusive COVID-19 Coronavirus News updates, at MyNation.
Last Updated Oct 14, 2018, 4:59 PM IST