How old is Adam Gilchrist?
Adam Gilchrist is 52 years old.
What is Adam Gilchrist Net Worth?
Adam Gilchrist's net worth is $380 Million.
What is Adam Gilchrist Birthday?
Adam Gilchrist's birthday is 14/11/1971.
What is Adam Gilchrist Zodiac Sign?
Adam Gilchrist's zodiac sign is Scorpius.
What is Adam Gilchrist's Real Birth Name?
Adam Gilchrist's real birth name is Adam Craig Gilchrist.
Where is Adam Gilchrist's Birthplace?
Adam Gilchrist's birthplace is Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia.
How Tall is Adam Gilchrist?
Adam Gilchrist height is 6'1''.
What is Adam Gilchrist Nationality?
Adam Gilchrist nationality is Australia.
What are Adam Gilchrist's Professions?
Adam Gilchrist's professions are Cricket Player, Sports Commentator.
Who is Adam Gilchrist?
Adam Craig Gilchrist AM is an Australian cricket commentator and former international cricketer and captain of the Australia national cricket team. He was an attacking left-handed batsman and record-breaking wicket-keeper, who redefined the role for the Australia national team through his aggressive batting. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wicket-keeper-batsmen in the history of the game,Gilchrist held the world record for the most dismissals by a wicket-keeper in One Day International (ODI) cricket until it was surpassed by Kumar Sangakkara in 2015 and the most by an Australian in Test cricket.
His strike rate is amongst the highest in the history of both ODI and Test cricket; his 57 ball century against England at Perth in December 2006 is the fourth-fastest century in all Test cricket.He was the first player to have hit 100 sixes in Test cricket.His 17 Test centuries and 16 in ODIs are both second only to Sangakkara 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). His 149 off 104 balls against Sri Lanka in the 2007 World Cup final is rated one of the greatest World Cup innings of all time.He is one of only three players to have won three World Cup titles.
Gilchrist was renowned for walking when he considered himself to be out, sometimes contrary to the decision of the umpire.He made his first-class debut in 1992, his first One-Day International appearance in 1996 in India and his Test debut in 1999. During his career, he played for Australia in 96 Test matches and over 270 One-day internationals. He was Australia’s regular vice-captain in both forms of the game, captaining the team when regular captains Steve Waugh and Ricky Ponting were unavailable. He retired from international cricket in March 2008, though he continued to play domestic tournaments until 2013.