Sunil Gavaskar

Indian cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar is celebrating his 73rd birthday today (July 10). The cricket fraternity, including former and current players, extended their best wishes to Gavaskar. Notably, the former Indian captain was the first batsman to cross the 10,000-run milestone in Test cricket. He was a member of the 1983 World Cup-winning team. The
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Batting legend Sunil Gavaskar has come down hard over Team India’s tactics on Day 4 of the recently concluded third Test against South Africa at Newlands in Cape Town. The Proteas chased down the target of 212 runs successfully to register the victory and clinch the three-match series 2-1. Gavaskar analysed India’s embarrassing loss, questioning
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Team India started off brilliantly on Day 3 of the ongoing second Test against South Africa at the Wanderers in Johannesburg. The experienced pair of Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane batted with positive intent and formed a century partnership to increase the tourists’ lead. Both Pujara and Rahane smashed respective half-centuries and were looking to
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Team India senior batters Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane have struggled with their respective bad forms in the recent past. Many fans expected the duo to deliver in the ongoing Test series against South Africa. However, the bad patch for both batters continued when they came to bat during India’s first innings on Day 1
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Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar has raised questions on Team India’s squad for the upcoming T20I series against New Zealand. On Wednesday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced a 16-man squad led by Rohit Sharma with a few notable exclusions. While senior batter Virat Kohli, frontline pacer Jasprit Bumrah, fast bowler Mohammed
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Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar was furious with the third umpire’s controversial decision in the final over of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 Match 50 between Delhi Capitals (DC) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at Dubai International Stadium on Monday. CSK all-rounder Dwayne Bravo had to defend six runs in the final over, and he
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Senior Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has been in the headlines for the past few days. Firstly, he grabbed attention for his non-selection in four Test matches against England during India’s UK tour. Then, the Tamil Nadu spinner became a major talking point after he was picked in the 15-member India squad for the upcoming T20
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India legend Sunil Gavaskar has praised the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for their offer of rescheduling the now-cancelled fifth Test between England and India. Gavaskar said India should never forget England’s gesture of flying back to United Kingdom (UK) midway after Mumbai had faced terror attacks on November 26 in 2008.
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Despite the absence of Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma and Ravichandran Ashwin in the recently concluded fourth Test against England at Kennington Oval in London, Team India managed to script a memorable performance, defeating the hosts by 157 runs in the contest to lead the five-match series 2-1. Umesh Yadav and Shardul Thakur, who replaced Shami
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The cricket fans are eagerly waiting for the much-awaited World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand, starting June 18 at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. Ahead of the summit clash, the International Cricket Board (ICC) has announced a star-studded commentary panel, which includes former legends, experienced broadcasters and a fresh voice as
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It is a well-known fact that, during the 60s, 70s, 80s, and till mid-90s, the pitches used to offer a significant challenge to batters around the world. While the sub-continent tracks were spin-friendly, the surface in England, South Africa, New Zealand, Australia had so much assistance for fast bowlers. While many batsmen tend to find
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