Grit at Jo'burg, graft in Mumbai - Five memorable knocks by Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir announced his retirement from all cricket on Tuesday. Here are some of the outstanding knocks of his career.

75, IND v PAK, Johannesburg, World Twenty20 final, 2007: Undeterred by wickets falling around him, Gautam Gambhir anchored India to a respectable total in the all-important final. It proved just enough. Photo: Getty Images
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97, IND v SL, Mumbai, World Cup final, 2011: Gambhir determinedly laid the foundation for India's chase, paving the way for its second World Cup title win. Photo: K. R. Deepak
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137, NZ v IND, second Test, Napier: India, following on after conceding a 314-run first-innings lead, needed a rescue act. Gambhir provided a blockathon, negotiating 436 deliveries in his marathon knock as India escaped with a draw. Photo: AFP
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90, SRH v KKR, Hyderabad, IPL 2016: Gambhir's blitzkreig — he struck 13 fours and a six in his 60-ball knock — took Kolkata Knight Riders to a commanding victory. Photo: K. V. S. Giri
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113, AUS v IND, Sydney, ODI, 2008: India was impeded by frequent wickets in its chase of 318. Gambhir, with his 119-ball knock, provided hope. The lower order kept India in the hunt. But eventually, India lost by 18 runs. Photo: Getty Images
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