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Former Australian Cricketer, Captain of Deccan Chargers

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Adam Craig Gilchrist, nicknamed Gilly or Church, is a former Australian international cricketer. He is an aggressive left-handed batsman and record-breaking wicket-keeper, who redefined the role for the Australian national team through his aggressive batting. He is considered to be one of the greatest wicket-keeper-batsmen in the history of the game. He holds the world record for the most dismissals by a wicket keeper in One Day International cricket and the most by an Australian in Test cricket. His strike rate is amongst the highest in the history of both One-day and Test cricket and he currently holds the record for the second fastest century in Test cricket. He is the only player to have hit 100 sixes in Test cricket. His 17 Test and 16 ODI centuries are the most by a wicket-keeper. He holds the unique record of scoring at least 50 runs in successive World Cup finals (in 1999, 2003 and 2007) and is one of only three players to have won three titles.

Adam Gilchrist Info

Full NameAdam Craig Gilchrist
Date of BirthNovember 14, 1971
Place of BirthBellingen, New South Wales, Australia
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Other Names / Nick NamesGilly, Churchy
Batting styleLeft Hand
Bowling styleRight-arm off break
RoleWicket-keeper-batsman
National sideAustralia
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 KKR were not comfortable while facing Harmeet. When I gave him the ball, I just wanted him to be clear in his mind. I wanted to make him comfortable. But then, we can only give him suggestions about what will be the best ball to bowl. It ultimately depends on the individual how he executes the plans. 
— Adam Gilchrist praises Harmeet Singh on their last over win against Kolkata Knight Riders / April 16, 2012
 I have no idea what they like about my cricket, maybe it's a sympathy vote given that I didn't get too may runs this tournament, but I really do appreciate it. 
— Adam Gilchrist after winning the 2010 IPL award for Most fan-friendly cricketer / April 24, 2010
 If it is going on, get to the bottom of it. Come out with a clean slate. I will encourage everyone to support in the investigations. 
— Adam Gilchrist on the corruption in IPL / April 20, 2010
 We may be 10 — 15 runs short. We let them make a comeback into the match after the start we had. We lost the momentum after mine and a few other wickets, 
— Adam Gilchrist after defeating Kings XI Punjab for the first time in five matches in the tournament / March 19, 2010
 If there's one man who's going to do it, it was he (Tendulkar). It is a wonderful testament to his longevity. The greatest sign of a champion is longevity and Tendulkar is beyond anyone else in this regard. Probably in 10 years' time he'll get 300, 
— Adam Gilchrist saying Sachin Tendulkar will be the only man to score a ODI double century / March 11, 2010

 We've got a great bond that is a legacy of last year's victory. It's certainly something that will be an asset for us. 
— Adam Gilchrist is confident that they will put up a good performance at the 2010 Indian Premier League / March 04, 2010
 We are very excited about the new players. I am looking forward to playing positive and entertaining cricket again. We've made up for the loss of [fast bowler] Fidel Edwards with the inclusion of Kemar Roach - he was very impressive during West Indies' series in Australia. Then there is young Mitchell Marsh, an exciting talent who has captained the Australian Under-19 team to the World Cup triumph recently. 
— Adam Gilchrist on signing of new players in the Deccan Chargers team / March 04, 2010
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