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Gautam Gambhir Net Worth: Know all about the India’s potential head coach

Gautam Gambhir Net Worth: Know all about the India’s potential head coach

Find out Gautam Gambhir's net worth and more as he emerges as a leading candidate for India's head coach position.

Since speculation is buzzing around that the former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir is all set to be the Men in Blue’s next head coach. Fans’ interest in Gautam Gambhir has peaked. After serving Indian cricket for almost 15 years, Gambhir, who hung up his boots in 2018. Is now the top contender for India’s head coach position. Although the news has not been officially announced yet, it appears that BCCI is eager to leverage his rich experience, which he has gained over the years as a player and later as a mentor for LSG and KKR in the IPL. Here is all you need to know about Gautam Gambhir’s net worth and other details to know more about India’s potential head coach.

What is Gautam Gambhir’s net worth?

Holding brands like Pinnacle Specialty Vehicles (PSV), CricPlay, and Redcliffe Labs, Gautam Gambhir’s net worth is estimated at almost INR 205 crores ($25 million).

Also he played for several IPL teams. Initially signed by Delhi Daredevils for 2.9 crores, Gambhir became a significant part of KKR from 2011 onwards, both as a skipper and player. His salary increased from 11 crores initially to 12.5 crores after successful campaigns in 2012 and 2014. The southpaw also served as a Member of Parliament from East Delhi, representing the 17th Lok Sabha from 2019 to 2024.

Gautam Gambhir’s record in ODIs

Gautam Gambhir was one of the best players India has ever seen. He played for almost 15 years and played numerous match-winning innings. His innings of 97 against Sri Lanka in the 2011 ICC World Cup final remain fresh in people’s minds, like a just-baked loaf of bread. Speaking of his ODI stats, he played 147 matches, scoring 5238 runs with 11 hundreds and 34 fifties. This highlights how effective he was as a top-order batter.

Gautam Gambhir’s record in T20Is

When it comes to T20 international cricket, he impressed many with his crucial knocks. The 2007 final game against Pakistan in the T20 World Cup was the best example, where his contribution of 75 runs was key to India’s win in the inaugural T20 World Cup in South Africa. In 37 matches, he has scored almost 1000 runs at a slightly lower strike rate of 119, with 7 half-centuries.

Gautam Gambhir’s record in Test matches

Not only in white-ball formats, but Gautam Gambhir also did wonders in Test cricket. Many of his performances were impeccable. One such instance was his inning at Napier against New Zealand, where he scored 137 runs off 436 balls. This inning stands out, as he saved India from a huge loss, but his contribution made a difference, and India achieved a draw result. Gambhir batted for nearly two days during this remarkable inning. His contributions in the red-ball format for India total 4154 runs in 58 matches, with a highest score of 206.

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