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Former Australian cricketer Adam Gilchrist bats during the 'Cricket Charity Challenge' in Mumbai.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosted a dinner for the Australian delegation. Former Australian skipper, Adam Gilchrist and bowler Brett lee were present at the occasion.

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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar flanked by former Australian cricketers Adam Gilchrist and Brett Lee pose with the Cricket World Cup trophy during a sporting event organised by Australian Consulate at Cricket Club of India (CCI) in Mumbai.

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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar flanked by former Australian cricketers Adam Gilchrist and Brett Lee pose with the Cricket World Cup trophy during a sporting event organised by Australian Consulate at Cricket Club of India (CCI) in Mumbai.

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Kings XI Punjab’s captain Adam Gilchrist plays a shot against Sunrisers Hyderabad during the IPL-6 match at Uppal near Hyderabad.

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Kings XI Punjab captian Adam Gilchrist takes part in a drive for safe drive in Chandigarh.

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Queen Elizabeth II, center right, speaks with former Australian test cricketer Adam Gilchrist, center left, during a state reception at Government House in Perth, Australia. The queen, on her first visit to Australia since 2006, will attend the biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting during her stay in Perth.

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Kings XI Panjab captain Adam Gilchrist with the team members enjoying bath at a waterfall of Bhagsunag near Mcleodganj in Dharamsala.

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Kings XI Punjab's Adam Gilchrist, right, greets Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, center, as his teammates look on at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala.

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Adam Gilchrist of Kings XI Punjab acknowledges his 53-ball hundred during an Indian Premier League cricket match against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Dharmsala,

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Adam Gilchrist of Kings XI Punjab hits a ball during an Indian Premier League cricket match between Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians in Mohali.

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Kings XI Punjab's cricketer Adam Gilchrist celebrates after scoring fifty runs during an IPL cricket match against Deccan Chargers in Hyderabad.

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Deccan Chargers skipper Adam Gilchrist (L) during a practice session for IPL T20 match at International Cricket Stadium in Dharamshala.

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Deccan Chargers players D Smith (L) and Adam Gilchrist during a practice session for their next IPL T20 match at Railway Stadium in Bhubaneswar, in Orissa.

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Deccan Chargers captain A Gilchrist with his teammate H Gibbs, during the practice session at Barbati Stadium in Cuttack, prior to their IPL encounter against Kings XI Punjab.

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Deccan Chargers' Adam Gillchrist along with teammates cutting a cake to celebrate his 1000 runs in IPL on their arrival at a hotel in Bhubaneswar. Deccan Chargers will play their next IPL match with Kings XI Punjab in Cuttack on Friday.

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Chennai Supper Kings’ Dhoni celebrating with his team mates after as Deccan Chargers, A Gilchrist (R) returns after his dismissal during IPL 3 at MAC Stadium in Chennai.

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Deccan Chargers Skipper, Gilchrist and Symonds Celebrating after bowled MS Dhoni during the IPL-3 at MAC Stadium in Chennai.

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Glichrist finally out after an amazing innings of 149 runs in 104 balls -- the higest score ever in a WC final

Bangladesh's Tapash Baishya kneels on the pitch as Matthew Hayden and Adam Gilchrist make runs.

The West Indians celebrate as Australia's Adam Gilchrist walks off after he was caught behind for 7.

Adam Gilchrist celebrates as A.B. de Villiers is run out at 92. Australia won by 83 runs.

Adam Gilchrist holding his son Harrison, signs autographs at Port Elizabeth Airport,Sunday, March 16, 2003.

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Australian cricketer Adam Gilchrist sign autographs on his arrival at Indira Gandhi international airport in New Delhi. The team arrived today to play in the tri-nation series with India and New Zealand.

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Australian captain Adam Gilchrist and Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly unveil the TVS Cup for the India-Australia Test series at a press conference in Bangalore. The first test between India and Australia begins from October 6 in the city. India's star batsman Sachin Tendulkar has been ruled out of the first Test with Ganguly saying left-hand batsman Yuvraj Singh will replace him in the final eleven. Tendulkar, who has been suffering with a tennis elbow and has missed India's last three one-day tournaments, including the ICC Champions Trophy, was included into the 15-member squad for the first two Tests but failed a fitness test today.

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Australian skipper Adam Gilchrist plays with children during an interaction at a suburban slum, organized by the NGO World Vision in Chennai. The second India-Australia Test match will be played in the metropolis from October 14.

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Australian skipper Ricky Ponting and Adam Gilchrist hold the Border-Gavaskar trophy in Mumbai after winning the four match series against India 2-1. It is the first series win by the Aussies on Indian soil in 35 years.

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Australia's vice captain Adam Gilchrist celebrates his century during the third Test against Pakistan in Sydney. Gilchrist set a new world record of most centuries by a keeper in Test cricket by scoring a blistering 113 . The century number 13 took him past Zimbabwean Andy Flower. He also completed his 4,000 runs in Test cricket to become fifth wicket-keeper to perform this feat.

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Anil Kumble celebrates with Parthiv Patel as Adam Gilchrist walks back, bowled for 43.

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In his autobiography 'True Colours' to be released next week, Adam Gilchrist has hinted that Tendulkar was a sore loser and questioned his honesty in the racial row involving Harbhajan Singh and Andrew Symonds that threatened to go out of hand during India's tour Down Under. Indian cricket fraternity has hit back at Gilchrist saying that this is purely a marketing gimmick to sell his book.

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Monday January 28, 2008
Good bye to all that. Now here was a gentleman Australian cricketer, and he's retired. Wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist waves as he leaves the field at the end of the fourth test match against India at the Adelaide Oval, Australia, Monday, Jan. 28, 2008, after stunning the cricket world with the announcement that he was quitting test cricket. He also announced his retirement from ODIs after the end of the ensuing tri-series. He had just become the wicketkeeper with highest scalps in test cricket history.

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