Gautam Gambhir born 14 October 1981 is an Indian international cricketer. He is a left-handed opening batsman who plays domestic cricket for Delhi, and captains Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Bangladesh in 2003, and played his first Test the following year against Australia. He captained the Indian team in six ODIs from late-2010 to late-2011 with India winning all six matches. He played an integral part in India's wins in the finals.
Gambhir is the only Indian and one of four international cricketers to have scored hundreds in five consecutive Test matches.He is the only Indian batsman to have scored more than 300 runs in four consecutive.