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Gautam Gambhir will be seen in a new role in IPL 2022, became the mentor of the Lucknow franchise, has made KKR the champion twice. Gautam Gambhir became the mentor of the Lucknow franchise made KKR the | Patrika News

The new IPL franchise Lucknow has appointed former Indian team opener and Gautam Gambhir, who has twice won the title to Kolkata Knight Riders under his captaincy. Former Zimbabwe player Andy Flower will take on the role of head coach for this franchise.

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Published: December 18, 2021 03:58:25 pm

In IPL 2022, apart from the earlier eight teams, two new teams – Lucknow and Ahmedabad – are also going to be seen showing their flair. About 5 months before the start of IPL, Lucknow Train Chahiye has started appointing coaching staff for their team. Gautam Gambhir, who won the IPL title once, has been appointed as the mentor of the team. Gautam Gambhir is counted among the successful captains of IPL.

40-year-old Gautam Gambhir is currently active in politics and is a Lok Sabha MP from East Delhi. Gautam Gambhir, who made his debut for India in 2003, played many memorable innings in his career. Indian cricket fans will always remember the unmatched innings of 97 runs in 112 balls against Sri Lanka in the final of the T20 World Cup in the year 2017 against Pakistan in the final of the T20 World Cup, 75 runs in 54 balls.

Gautam Gambhir has represented many teams in the Indian Premier League but he was most successful as the captain of Kolkata Knight Riders, who made this team champions in 2012 and 2014. Talking about his cricketing career, he scored 4154 runs in 58 Test matches for India, 5238 runs in 147 ODIs and 932 runs in 37 T20 Internationals. In his IPL career of 154 matches, he scored 4217 runs. Gautam Gambhir played 129 matches as captain in the Indian Premier League, winning 71 and losing 57. Apart from Kolkata Knight Riders, Gautam Gambhir was also the captain of Delhi Capitals. In the month of December 2018, he said goodbye to every format of cricket.


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