Biography, profile and career performance of Adam Gilchrist of Australia


This article gives you complete information about Adam Gilchrist, best wicket keeper in world cricket. This article gives you details about biography and profile of Adam Gilchrist. More details about career performance of Gilchrist is also quoted in this article.

Biography of Adam Gilchrist


The full name of Adam Gilchrist is Adam Craig Gilchrist. Gilchrist is one of the best wicket keepers in the world who is currently retired from International cricket and currently playing for IPL team King X1 Punjab as Captain. Gilchrist hold the record of most dismissals by a wicket keeper in ODI cricket history. Gilchrist is a left handed aggressive batsman and opener of Australian team.
Adam Gilchrist
Gilchrist was born in the year 1971 November 14 at Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia. At the age of 13 itself Gilchrist started his cricket as he became captain of Kadina High School cricket team. Gilchrist started his test cricket in the year 1999 November 5 against Pakistan and one day cricket debut against South Africa in the year 1996 October 25. Gilchrist has got 7 Man of the match award and 3 Man of the series award in Test cricket.

Gilchrist has got 28 Man of the match award and 3 Man of the series award in ODI cricket. Gilchrist holds the record for highest number of sixes in test cricket with 100 sixes. In 2002 Gilchrist was awarded Wisdon cricketer of the year and one day player of the year award in 2003 and 2004.

Profile of Adam Gilchrist


Full name: Adam Craig Gilchrist
Adam Gilchrist birth place: Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia
Adam Gilchrist birth date: 14/11/1971
Adam Gilchrist ODI debut: 25/10/1996
Adam Gilchrist Test debut: 05/11/1999
Batting style: Left handed attacking batsman
ODI centuries: 16
Test centuries: 17
Role in cricket: wicket keeper and Batsman
Played for: New South Wales, Western Australia, Deccan Chargers, Middlesex and Kings XI Punjab
Highest score of Adam Gilchrist in Test: 204 not out
Highest score of Adam Gilchrist in ODI: 172

Career performance of Adam Gilchrist


Test Cricket performance of Adam Gilchrist

Total matches: 96 matches played
Total runs: 5570 runs scored
Strike rate: 81.96
Average: 47.61
Centuries scored: 17 times
Half centuries scored: 26 times

ODI Cricket performance of Adam Gilchrist

Total matches: 287 matches played
Total runs: 9619 runs scored
Strike rate: 96.95
Average: 35.89
Centuries scored: 16 times
Half centuries scored: 55 times

T20 Cricket performance of Adam Gilchrist

Total matches: 13 matches played
Total runs: 272 runs scored
Strike rate: 141.67
Average: 22.67


IPL Cricket performance of Adam Gilchrist

Total matches: 60 matches played
Total runs: 1603 runs scored
Centuries scored: 2 times
Half centuries scored: 9 times
Strike rate: 142.62
Average: 27.17


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