Gautam Gambhir Stats
Gautam Gambhir is a left-handed opener batsman and played for two teams 2008-10 for Delhi Daredevils as a player and 2011-2017 for Kolkata Knight Riders as the skipper. “A bat with runs, attitude with leadership, mind with thought and promising performer are the evaluation report over an era of the IPL”. Gautam Gambhir is one of the most promising openers and a good cricket bat for any of the team. Gambhir hold the record of most expensive player when KKR bought him of worth Rs. 2.5 million in 2010. Gambhir is been leading the IPL team KKR for a period of seven years and the team has competed well in the tournament under his leadership. Gambhir has also made the team to win the title of IPL winner for two times till date.
The Efficiency of the captaincy of Gautam Gambhir is 56.55% in era 2012-17.
Gautam Gambhir has played 148 matches and in 147 innings he scored 4132 runs on the board by facing 3316 balls with a strike rate of 124.61. He has the highest score of 93 and an average of 31.54. In the IPL, no century is been recorded in the name of Gambhir yet the 34 fifties stand firmly by hitting 484 4’s and 58 6’s in all. Gautam Gambhir is also good with the toss as he has the efficiency of 54.10% to win it and has won 66 out of 122 tosses.
He has opened the batting for 118 times out of 147 matches he played. He is good in the fields too, has caught 27 catches with a number of maximum 2 in a match.
Everybody knows Gautam Gambhir as the best opener of the team wherever he plays and when we are talking about the opening in IPL here it comes to the man with a cap of one of the best opener. Gautam Gambhir has secured 33 Fifties while coming on the opener position and has scored 3512 runs with strike rate of 125.74.
He has scored 512 runs with a highest of 75* coming on position 3 and 107 runs while coming on 4 positions in 4 innings. Once coming at the position 6 he scored 1 run only.
Gautam Gambhir strikes best coming as an opener.
Gautam Gambhir has scored 671 runs against KINGS XI PUNJAB in 21 innings with a highest of 72* maintaining an average of 41.94. Gambhir has scored his second highest total of 644 against ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE in 19 innings with a highest of 93 maintaining an average of 33.89. HE has scored 6 fifties against RCB and Kings XI each. He has been not out for max 5 times against Kings XI.
16.23% of the total runs are scored against RCB by Gambhir
Gautam Gambhir has played in 29 different stadium and his best performance is at Eden Gardens as he has played 44 innings here scoring 1279 runs in all including 10 fifties with a highest of 93. 53 is his highest average is at BARABATI STADIUM. He made his second-highest score of 90* in RAJIV GANDHI INTERNATIONAL STADIUM. Second highest number of innings played is 19 in FIROZ SHAH KOTLA GROUND.
Gautam Gambhir is best at his home ground(Eden Gardens)
Gautam Gambhir has played all the season of the IPL till date and has scored well at crucial times. Being an opener for the team he gave a good start to the team with his bat so that team can go ahead and score good runs. Gautam Gambhir has led KKR to the finals for two times and converted them into the title too by defeating CSK in 2012 and KINGS XI PUNJAB in 2014.
Gambhir’s performance decreased in 2009 by 47% from its previous session a but there was a good comeback in 2012 leading the team to the title. He is been consistent in previous two years by scoring 501 and 498 respectively in seasons. Gambhir has taken a max of 6 catches in 2017.
Gautam Gambhir best performance was in 2012
While playing in 147 innings he was 16 times not out, 26 times bowled(19.84% of the total dismissal), 64 times caught out(48.85% of the total dismissal),16 times caught behind, 7 times LBW and 15 times run out.
Zaheer Khan has sent back Gambhir 6 times which is a record by any of the bowler of the IPL.
The legendary mission is not yet over, it is been transforming with the time and now the spectator has to wait for the new face of Gambhir to change the direction of wind back to the path of success. His amazing consistency in the previous two years tells us that there is the chance of seeing a new cricket techniques this season in IPL. Gautam Gambhir IPL stats can be concluded as a great captain and an outstanding opener.
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