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Tag: Sunil Gavaskar

Shane Warne Created Magic But Wouldn't Say He Is The Greatest Spinner: Sunil Gavaskar
Shane Warne Created Magic But Wouldn't Say He Is The Greatest Spinner: Sunil Gavaskar

Warne, 52, died of a heart attack on Friday in Koh Samui, Thailand, sending shockwaves around the cricketing world.

Sachin Tendulkar Regrets Not Playing Alongside Gavaskar, Sir Richards
Sachin Tendulkar Regrets Not Playing Alongside Gavaskar, Sir Richards

Sachin Tendulkar, who retired from international cricket in 2013 after scoring 15,921 Test runs and is still the leading run-scorer in international cricket in Tests and ODIs, added that his second regret was not being able to play "against my childhood hero Sir Vivian Richards".

Siraj Has Gone From Strength To Strength Since Aus Tour: Gavaskar

Mohammed Siraj has gone from strength to strength after the tour of Australia and he was relentlessly at the batsmen even in the final over just as how he was at the first over of the innings, said Gavaska.

Sunil Gavaskar Felicitated On 50th Anniversary Of His Test Debut

Ahmedabad: Legendary former India opening batsman and captain Sunil Gavaskar was felicitated on the 50th anniversary of his Test debut, here on Saturday. The Gujarat Cricket Association was presented him with a specially crafted India cap while a banner was unfurled at the newly-constructed Narendra Modi Stadium here in Motera. The event happened during the […]

T20 World Cup: MS Dhoni May Not Find Place In India Squad, Says Sunil Gavaskar

Mumbai: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar feels it would be very difficult for M.S. Dhoni to find a place in the India squad for the T20 World Cup slated to be played in October-November in Australia. “I would definitely like to see Dhoni in India’s World Cup squad but it’s highly unlikely that it is […]

Gavaskar Not Happy With Team India's Treatment Of Ashwin

Visakhapatnam: Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar on Friday criticised the Indian team management for their treatment of ace off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who has been in and out of the Test playing XI in the last two years. According to the legendary Indian batsman, Ashwin should always be certainty whenever India play Test cricket. “Ashwin should […]

Shastri names Iyer for much-debated no.4 spot

St. Johns (Antigua): Head coach Ravi Shastri has for the time put an end to the debate over the No.4 spot in the Indian batting line-up by identifying Shreyas Iyer as the man for the job. Impressed with the pool of talented youngsters coming up the ranks in Indian cricket, Shastri — while speaking to […]

Gavaskar questions Kohli's position as skipper post WC debacle

New Delhi: Following India’s World Cup exit in the semi-finals, legendary India batsman Sunil Gavaskar has questioned why Virat Kohli has automatically continued in his position as skipper even though his appointed ended with the showpiece event in England and Wales. The former India skipper feels that there should have been a formal meeting to […]

ICC posts illustration of Kohli on throne, fans unhappy

New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has raised eyebrows by posting an illustration of India skipper Virat Kohli sitting on a throne with a crown on his head and a bat in hand on Twitter. The picture has seen some cricket fans fuming as they feel that such a post of one captain when […]

Gavaskar to sponsor 34 lifesaving heart surgeries

Mumbai: Legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar, here on Thursday, announced that he would sponsor 34 lifesaving heart surgeries for children belonging to economically and socially challenged sections of society. It would be done over the next few months, he added. He was speaking at the opening of Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani International Centre for Child Heart […]

Dhoni's contribution will be massive for India in World Cup: Gavaskar

Navi Mumbai: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar foresees Mahendra Singh Dhoni making a “massive” contribution in India’s World Cup campaign and he feels it will not be limited to the talismanic player’s much-admired instinctive reading of the game. Dhoni has been in superb form in the ongoing Indian Premier League and has so far amassed […]

Former cricketer Gavaskar hails Hardik Pandya's comeback

Mount Maunganui: Batting great Sunil Gavaskar on Monday said all-rounder Hardik Pandya’s return to the Indian ODI team adds balance. “He was very, very impressive. You know why this team management wants him in the side. He actually fills that little blank that was there. This allows the team to be balanced. He covers all […]

Why aren't Dhoni, Dhawan playing domestic cricket? Asks Gavaskar

New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has questioned the BCCI for allowing the likes of Shikhar Dhawan and Mahendra Singh Dhoni to skip domestic cricket ahead of a hectic six months culminating into the World Cup in England. Dhawan, who was dropped from the Test team, is spending time with family in Melbourne following […]

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Dravid formally inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

Dubai: Former India captain Rahul Dravid was formally inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame on Thursday. To mark the occasion, Dravid received his commemorative cap from fellow ICC Cricket Hall of Famer Sunil Gavaskar before the start of the fifth and final ODI between India and the West Indies in Thiruvananthapuram, according to […]

Need to replicate our home success on foreign soil, says Kohli

Bengaluru: Their winning streak might have been halted, but India captain Virat Kohli feels the current Indian team can become one of the greatest ODI sides ever if it can replicate its home success in overseas conditions. Kohli’s statement came after the legendary Sunil Gavaskar’s recent comment that the current Team India could end up […]

HDFC boss Parekh appointed special advisor to Gavaskar

The Interim President of BCCI-IPL Sunil Gavaskar on Friday appointed Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) chairman Deepak Parekh as his special adviser for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League