Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir turns 34 today. The dynamic left hand batsman has been a major presence for the Indian team in the past decade and is also the captain of Indian Premier League side Kolkata Knight Riders.
Gambhir, born and bought up in Delhi, started his international career in 2003. He made his ODI debut against Bangladesh back in 2003 and just a year later, he broke into the Indian test team as well.
He soon cemented his place as the opener of Indian team and along with Virender Sehwag, became the nightmare of many a bowler. With 9 test centuries and 11 ODI centuries to his name, Gambhir has scored a total of 4021 runs in Test matches and accrued 5238 runs in ODIs.
Gautam Gambhir: A Star in T20
Apart from Tests and ODIs, Gambhir has been a major presence in the T20 team as well. He was part of the Indian team that won the T20 World Cup in 2007. Gambhir was also the top Indian scorer in the tournament. He has a solid record in the Indian Premier League as well and is currently the captain of Kolkata Knight Riders.
Sports Rediscovered wishes Gautam Gambhir a very happy birthday.