“Thankfully I don’t captain anymore” – Gautam Gambhir reveals the only player who has given him nightmare as captain

Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian cricketer and one of many heroes of the India’s ICC World Cup 2011 winning team member Gautam Gambhir has revealed the name of the players who has given nightmares while he was leading the Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL.


Gautam Gambhir is one of well recognised Indian cricketer and is one of the most successful captain in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL), winning the Trophy twice in 3 years with the Kolkata Knight Riders.

He is probably the best ever captain Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) so far had in their journey in the IPL so far. His ability of leading the team was always praised, plus also contributed heavily with the bat while opening for the Kolkata based side.


Gautam Gambhir was considered on of the best captain of that time alongwith the likes of MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli. And, the 2 Trophies that KKR won under his leadership is proof of how good he was as a leader, because, thereafter, KKR have not a single Trophy.

Even though he was such a good leader, he has revealed that there is only 1 players against whom he had nightmares while leading the Kolkata based team.

As it is known to everyone that today, 30th April, is the Birthday of the current Indian team captain Rohit Sharma. While wishing him on his special day, Gautam Gambhir revealed that only against Rohit Sharma, he had nightmares as a captain.


It must be noted that Rohit Sharma is the most successful captain in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL), having lifted the prestigious Trophy a total of 5 times while leading Mumbai Indians, 1 more than MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings.

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