Gulbis, nicknamed 'Gobbler' is a powerful batsman and medium paceman who originates from Willamstown and played his club cricket for the Carlton Cricket Club in Melbourne. He relocated south to Hobart three years ago after earning a Tasmanian Tigers and Hobart Hurricanes contract.
A Hurricane since 2011, 28-year old Gulbis played six matches for the Hurricanes this season. Coming to the crease in the latter stages of innings, his highlight was 22 from 17 balls against the Brisbane Heat in what was essentially a quarter-final match as the Hurricanes defeated the Heat to book a place in the semi-finals.
Gulbis had a personal highlight to end his 2013-14 summer after making the highest score by a number 8 batsman in Sheffield Shield history for the Tasmanian Tigers, making 229 against South Australia at Blundstone Arena. He backed his efforts with the bat up with the ball, taking 4-7 in the final match of the season.