Virat Kohli is a "pro-active" skipper: Sunil Gavaskar
Virat Kohli is a "pro-active" skipper: Sunil Gavaskar

Lauding Virat Kohli for leading India to a historic series win against Sri Lanka, cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar today said that the young captain has shown early signs of great leadership with his "pro-active" approach.

India vs Sri Lanka 2015: Sunil Gavaskar denounces on-field scuffles during India-Lanka series
India vs Sri Lanka 2015: Sunil Gavaskar denounces on-field scuffles during India-Lanka series

Former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Monday loathed the way Indian and Sri Lankan cricketers got involved in ugly on-field altercations, saying such incidents are poor advertisement for the sport.

Weather permitting, India will win the third Test against Sri Lanka: Sunil Gavaskar
Weather permitting, India will win the third Test against Sri Lanka: Sunil Gavaskar

India may have lost three quick wickets in the second innings but Sunil Gavaskar believes the visitors are in a good position to beat Sri Lanka in the third and final Test and it is the weather that will be the deciding factor.

Cheteshwar Pujara becomes only 4th Indian opener to carry his bat through innings
Cheteshwar Pujara becomes only 4th Indian opener to carry his bat through innings

Cheteshwar Pujara on Sunday registered his name in record book of Indian cricket as he become only the 4th Indian opener to carry his bat through the innings.

Cheteshwar Pujara's temperament is big asset: Sunil Gavaskar
Cheteshwar Pujara's temperament is big asset: Sunil Gavaskar

With his tight technique and a cool temperament, Cheteshwar Pujara has an assuring presence at the crease, former captain Sunil Gavaskar said in praise of the young batsman, who rescued India with his century.

India in Sri Lanka 2015: Sunil Gavaskar wants Bhuvneshwar Kumar to replace Stuart Binny in 3rd Test
India in Sri Lanka 2015: Sunil Gavaskar wants Bhuvneshwar Kumar to replace Stuart Binny in 3rd Test

Former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Thursday said that India should field five specialist bowlers by leaving out Stuart Binny from the playing XI if they want to win the third and final cricket Test against Sri Lanka beginning tomorrow in Colombo.

Sunil Gavaskar praises current Indian team, says it is determined to take Indian cricket forward
Sunil Gavaskar praises current Indian team, says it is determined to take Indian cricket forward

Hailing India's series levelling win against Sri Lanka in the second cricket Test as a start of a bright future, former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Monday said that the Virat Kohli-led side not only looks "determined" but has also found the right balance in all departments.

Welcome to the club, Sunil Gavaskar to Kumar Sangakkara in emotional farewell
Welcome to the club, Sunil Gavaskar to Kumar Sangakkara in emotional farewell

None other than Sunil Gavaskar was there to welcome him into the "Former Cricketers' Club" as Sri Lankan batting legend Kumar Sangakkara fought back tears in an emotional farewell where the country's President stumped him by offering the High Commissioner's post in the UK.

Sunil Gavaskar banks on Indian spinners for series-levelling win against Sri Lanka
Sunil Gavaskar banks on Indian spinners for series-levelling win against Sri Lanka

Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has backed in-form Ravichandran Ashwin and leg-spinner Amit Mishra to play key roles in spinning India to a series- levelling win against Sri Lanka on the final day of the second Test here tomorrow.

Second new ball did trick for Ishant Sharma and India: Sunil Gavaskar
Second new ball did trick for Ishant Sharma and India: Sunil Gavaskar

Praising India for the favourable position they find themselves in against Sri Lanka, former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Saturday said that the second new ball made Ishant Sharma turn it around for the visitors in the ongoing second cricket Test here.

India vs Sri Lanka: Sunil Gavaskar criticises change in Ajinkya Rahane's batting position
India vs Sri Lanka: Sunil Gavaskar criticises change in Ajinkya Rahane's batting position

Lashing out at the Indian team management's decision to force Ajinkya Rahane bat at number three, former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Thursday said the think-tank has "sacrificed" an "uncomplaining" cricketer.

India vs Sri Lanka: Sunil Gavaskar believes Stuart Binny's inclusion will provide balance
India vs Sri Lanka: Sunil Gavaskar believes Stuart Binny's inclusion will provide balance

Former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Wednesday said all-rounder Stuart Binny would lend much needed balance to the Indian team which is keen to bounce back after an embarrassing defeat in the first Test against Sri Lanka.

Time with Sunil Gavaskar added to memorable India A outing: Mayank​ Agarwal
Time with Sunil Gavaskar added to memorable India A outing: Mayank​ Agarwal

 The Man of the Series performance in his maiden India A appearance has been a "turnaround" of sorts for Mayank Agarwal, who feels that tips from the likes of Sunil Gavaskar and Rahul Dravid during the tri-series will go a long way in shaping up his fledgling career.

Stop talking and focus on playing good cricket: Sunil Gavaskar
Stop talking and focus on playing good cricket: Sunil Gavaskar

Terming India's loss in the Galle Test as "terrible", former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Saturday said that it's time the team management stops the "aggressive and tentative talk" and focuses on playing good cricket.

India vs Sri Lanka: India have always struggled to get bottom five, says Sunil Gavaskar

Former captain Sunil Gavaskar says it was not a surprise that India struggled to wipe off the bottom half of the Sri Lankan batting line up since it was team's old habit and the pitch also tends to settle on the second and third day of a Test match, making batting easier.

India vs Sri Lanka: 1st Test, Day 2: Statistical highlights
India vs Sri Lanka: 1st Test, Day 2: Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights on the second day of the first cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka here on Thursday.

Virat Kohli was born to lead, says Sunil Gavaskar
Virat Kohli was born to lead, says Sunil Gavaskar

Former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Thursday described Test skipper Virat Kohli as someone born to assume leadership role and hoped he will live upto the expectations of the people.

Shikhar Dhawan becomes only third Indian opener to score back-to-back away Test tons
Shikhar Dhawan becomes only third Indian opener to score back-to-back away Test tons

After Sunil Gavaskar and Rahul Dravid, Shikhar Dhawan became only the third Indian open.er to score back-to-back Test hundreds in away matches.

Don't lose the first Test of an away series: Sunil Gavaskar
Don't lose the first Test of an away series: Sunil Gavaskar

Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar has put the premium on winning the first Test of an away series as teams hardly get the time to acclimatize to different playing conditions.

Sarfaraz Khan's younger brother Musheer to play in England
Sarfaraz Khan's younger brother Musheer to play in England

Musheer Khan, the cricket prodigy, is all set to travel to England on a month-long cricket tour in August.