Sunil Gavaskar

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Sunil Gavaskar welcomes KL Rahul to 'the club' after getting golden duck at Eden Gardens

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Sunil Gavaskar welcomes KL Rahul to 'the club' after getting golden duck at Eden Gardens

Rahul became the sixth Indian batsman to get out first ball of a Test match. Interestingly, Gavaskar's name is there three times in the list.

Nov 16, 2017, 14:07 PM IST
BCCI commentators could be barred from writing columns: report

BCCI commentators could be barred from writing columns: report

Commentators contracted by the BCCI, like batting legend Sunil Gavaskar, may soon be asked to stop writing columns should the board adopt Lodha Committee's recommendations on the conflict-of-interest issues.

Nov 13, 2017, 09:41 AM IST
Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal ready for Test cricket: Sunil Gavaskar

Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal ready for Test cricket: Sunil Gavaskar

Both the bowlers have been India regulars in the limited-overs matches, but are yet to feature in Test cricket.

Nov 08, 2017, 23:43 PM IST
Sunil Gavaskar not interested in India job, says coach needs to watch every ball

Sunil Gavaskar not interested in India job, says coach needs to watch every ball

Gavaskar offered a polite no to the proposition, saying a coach's job entails watching every ball and each runs scored, which he can't do.

Nov 07, 2017, 20:41 PM IST
Why blame only MS Dhoni? Asks an irked Sunil Gavaskar

Why blame only MS Dhoni? Asks an irked Sunil Gavaskar

Gavaskar throws his weight behind Dhoni after the criticism the latter faced following his uncharacteristic knock in India's defeat in the second T20I against New Zealand in Rajkot.

Nov 07, 2017, 09:26 AM IST
Virat Kohli's consistency is beyond phenomenal, says Sunil Gavaskar

Virat Kohli's consistency is beyond phenomenal, says Sunil Gavaskar

The run machine Kohli also brought up his 32nd ODI ton and became the first captain to smash six tons in a calendar year.

Oct 30, 2017, 22:50 PM IST
Sunil Gavaskar Field: Indian legend inaugurates US cricket ground named after him

Sunil Gavaskar Field: Indian legend inaugurates US cricket ground named after him

Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar inaugurated a cricket field in Louisville in the state of Kentucky in USA, thus making it the first international sporting facility named after an Indian sportsperson.

Oct 27, 2017, 00:18 AM IST
This is how Sunil Gavaskar, Ravi Shastri helped Pakistan win ICC Champions Trophy final

This is how Sunil Gavaskar, Ravi Shastri helped Pakistan win ICC Champions Trophy final

Batting first, riding on Fakhar Zaman's hundred, Pakistan amassed 338/4. India fell 180 runs short, folding for just 158 in the 31st over, and gave Pakistan a historic triumph.

Oct 13, 2017, 15:31 PM IST
India's top 3 are the world's envy: Sunil Gavaskar

India's top 3 are the world's envy: Sunil Gavaskar

Dhawan, who was regularly opening with Rohit, was released by the BCCI so that he can be with his ailing wife. But the departure of a set opener didn't hamper India's campaign against Australia.

Oct 02, 2017, 13:19 PM IST
Cricket stadium in USA to be named after Sunil Gavaskar

Cricket stadium in USA to be named after Sunil Gavaskar

Gavaskar, regarded as one of the greatest batsmen ever to have played cricket, said that grounds should preferably be named after sportspersons.

Sep 27, 2017, 17:18 PM IST
Virat Kohli & Co will go down as greatest ODI team ever, says Sunil Gavaskar

Virat Kohli & Co will go down as greatest ODI team ever, says Sunil Gavaskar

In ODI cricket, India have defeated England, West Indies and Sri Lanka, the latter of the two away from home, and reached the final of the ICC Champions Trophy.

Sep 25, 2017, 13:11 PM IST
Sunil Gavaskar questions why there are no Indians playing in PSL

Sunil Gavaskar questions why there are no Indians playing in PSL

There is an interesting point that Indian great Sunil Gavaskar raised when he turned around the scenario and wondered on the lack of Indian participation in the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

Sep 16, 2017, 20:19 PM IST
KL Rahul gets tattoo of his dog Simba on back, posts picture on Twitter

KL Rahul gets tattoo of his dog Simba on back, posts picture on Twitter

Rahul has quite a few tattoos on him. In one of his instagram posts, he had written, "My body is my journal, and My tattoos are my story."

Sep 06, 2017, 14:13 PM IST
Get funky hairstyles and tattoos to be picked for Team India, taunts Sunil Gavaskar

Get funky hairstyles and tattoos to be picked for Team India, taunts Sunil Gavaskar

Kohli's men lost just one Test in the 13-match home season, reached the final of the ICC Champions Trophy and also beat the West Indies 3-1 away from home.

Sep 03, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
SL vs IND, ODI series: Sunil Gavaskar rules out another whitewash, predicts India to win 4-1

SL vs IND, ODI series: Sunil Gavaskar rules out another whitewash, predicts India to win 4-1

In the just concluded three-match Test series, India registered their first ever overseas series whitewash after winning 3-0.

Aug 18, 2017, 20:38 PM IST
Sunil Gavaskar draws similarities between Hardik Pandya and David Warner

Sunil Gavaskar draws similarities between Hardik Pandya and David Warner

Gavaskar also showered praise on Kohli's ability to draw such incredible performance from the team, despite the fact that many consider this Sri Lankan team as one of the weakest ever.

Aug 16, 2017, 09:08 AM IST
Lodha committee wants Sunil Gavaskar, other BCCI commentators to sign undertaking to avoid conflict of interest

Lodha committee wants Sunil Gavaskar, other BCCI commentators to sign undertaking to avoid conflict of interest

The BCCI has already zeroed in on four names as their enlisted commentators. They are Sunil Gavaskar, Sanjay Manjrekar, Murali Kartik and Harsha Bhogle, who is returning after a fall out with the BCCI post World T20 in 2016.

Aug 09, 2017, 21:20 PM IST
WATCH: Virat Kohli becomes third Indian Test skipper to be dismissed on 'unlucky 13' twice

WATCH: Virat Kohli becomes third Indian Test skipper to be dismissed on 'unlucky 13' twice

With the fall of his wicket, he found his name alongside former Indian skippers Sunil Gavaskar and Gundappa Viswanath, for Indian Test captains to be dismissed on "unlucky 13" most times. All three of them were dismissed twice in their Test career.

Aug 03, 2017, 16:15 PM IST
SL vs IND: Cheteshwar Pujara becomes joint second-fastest Indian to score 4000 Test runs; goes past Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli

SL vs IND: Cheteshwar Pujara becomes joint second-fastest Indian to score 4000 Test runs; goes past Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli

The Saurashtrian took just 84 innings to amass the score, thus becoming joint second-fastest Indian batsman to do so. Legendary Rahul Dravid also took same number of innings to achieve the feat.

Aug 03, 2017, 14:10 PM IST
India's Tour of Sri Lanka 2017: Virat Kohli notches up 10th Test century as Indian skipper; goes past Mohammad Azharuddin

India's Tour of Sri Lanka 2017: Virat Kohli notches up 10th Test century as Indian skipper; goes past Mohammad Azharuddin

He now stands at position five on the list of 'Fewest innings to ten Test hundreds as captain'. Don Bradman leads the chart with 26 innings, followed by Mahela Jayawardene (36). Aussie captain Steve Smith stands at third position with only 37 innings. Kohli missed the mark by just one, to fourth-placed Steve Waugh.

Jul 29, 2017, 11:14 AM IST