Adam Gilchrist

Greatest Wicket-Keeper–Batsman | Commentator and Television Host


Adam Gilchrist is one of the most electrifying wicket keepers of all time who took the game to the next level with his strike rate being amongst the highest in the history of the game. He is currently an Australian Cricket Commentator.

A former captain of the Australian Cricket team, he holds the unique record of scoring at least 50 runs in successive World Cup finals and is one of the only three players to have won three World Cup titles in 1999, 2003, and 2007.

During his career as a batsman, he scored a total of 9619 runs in ODI's with a strike rate of 96.95 and 5570 runs in Test Matches with a strike rate of 81.95.

He played for Australia in 96 Test Matches and over 270 One-Day Internationals. He retired from international Cricket in March 2008, though he continued to play domestic tournaments until 2013.

Over his six seasons in the IPL between 2008 to 2013, Gilchrist played a total of 82 matches, 48 for Deccan and 34 for Kings XI. He scored more than 2,000 runs, including two centuries and was also the first Cricketer to score 1000 runs in IPL.

Adam has also established a media career as a sports reporter for Channel 10 in Perth. He is Vice-Patron of the State Branch of Canteen, a national organisation which assists children and teenagers with cancer. 

Awards and Accomplishments

Awards and Accomplishments

Gilchrist was named as one of five ‘Wisden Cricketers of the Year’ in 2002 and won the ‘Allan Border Medal’ in 2003.

Gilchrist held the World Record for the ‘Most Dismissals by a Wicket-Keeper’ in One Day International (ODI) Cricket. He was the first player to have hit 100 sixes in Test Cricket.

He was Australia’s ‘One-Day International Player of the Year’ in 2003 and 2004. He was inducted into the ‘Sports Australia Hall of Fame’ in 2012 and the prestigious ‘ICC Hall of Fame’ in 2013.

Why Adam Gilchrist ?

Adam is an entertaining and motivating speaker who regularly addresses both corporate and sporting functions discussing topics like team-building and goal-setting. His down to earth nature is a sureshot winner and appeals to a diverse array of audiences.

Gilchrist is now a well-respected and in-demand commentator and host, lending his voice and insights to the game of cricket all over the world.

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