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Gautam Gambhir’s career stats across formats

Gautam Gambhir’s career stats across formats

With more than 200 matches of experience for India, having scored bundles of runs , let's break down Gautam Gambhir's stats before he dons the coaching cap. 

Gautam Gambhir, who is all set to become the coach of the Indian cricket team in every format. Gambhir has been the frontrunner since the announcement for the coach selection was made. Known for performing in big matches, this ex-cricketer has always been a trusted top-order batter for India, making runs when they were needed most.

Whether it’s his T20 World Cup final innings of 75 against Pakistan in 2007 or his 2011 50-over World Cup final innings of 97 runs against Sri Lanka, he takes center stage for the team all the time. Since there is high anticipation about how well he will do justice to the Indian team as coach in all formats. First, let’s take a look at Gautam Gambhir’s own stats as a player in all three formats for India. Also in the Indian Premier League to get to know the upcoming coach better.

Gautam Gambhir Test stats

With an average of almost 46 in Test cricket, Gautam Gambhir has scored 4154 runs in whites for India. His best remains 206 runs against Australia at his home ground in Delhi. However, his innings of 137 runs against the (Black Caps) New Zealand in Napier, where he saved India from a big loss in a second test match, are still remembered by many. He batted for almost 643 minutes and faced 436 balls.

Matches InningsRunsAverageHS
58104415441.95206

Gautam Gambhir ODI career

As mentioned, he was always an important player at his peak, especially in ODI cricket. With an average of 39.68 and many impressive innings. Among all, his innings of 97 against Sri Lanka in the 2011 World Cup final at Wankhede, Mumbai. Those runs are still appreciated by every Indian cricket fan. It was a crucial time, and he delivered when it mattered most, making him one of the assets of the Indian cricket team.

Matches InningsRunsAverageHS
147143523839.68150*

Gautam Gambhir T20I stats

Not only in longer formats, but when it comes to the smallest format of cricket, he also did a pretty good job for India in T20I cricket, scoring 932 runs with a strike rate of 119, which is considered a little low in T20 cricket.

However, just like in other formats, his big runs came when it mattered. In T20I cricket, his 75 against Pakistan is not only his individual highest score but it also came in the T20 World Cup final. And that makes these runs more valuable, as India were able to clinch the inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007. These runs are still considered the golden runs that Gambhir made.

Matches InningsRunsS.RHS
3736932119.0275

Gautam Gambhir IPL stats

MatchesRunsS.RH.S
1544217123.8893

Gambhir was part of the Delhi Capitals for the first three years, from 2008 to 2010. He then spent from 2011 to 2017 at the Kolkata Knight Riders camp in the IPL, usually opening the innings. With more than 4000 runs, which includes 491 fours and 59 sixes in 154 matches. He was phenomenal, especially during his seven-year stint with the Kolkata Knight Riders.

Gautam Gambhir IPL career year-wise breakdown

YearMatchesRunsS.RH.S50s100s
201868596.59551
201716498128.0276*4
201615501121.8990*5
201513327117.62603
201416335114.33693
201316406
118.36604
201217590143.55936
201115378118.3675*2
201011277143.55722
200915286119.2471*1
200814534140.89865
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