Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has asked for an amount of Rs 1.90 crore as remuneration for rendering his services as president BCCI-IPL during the seventh edition of the cash-rich league last year, which was held in UAE and India.
Dejected with Indian batsmen's poor shot selection in their 329-run chase, former skipper Sunil Gavaskar said that the pressure of the cricket World Cup semi-final got to the team as it was outplayed by Australia here on Thursday.
Former captain Sunil Gavaskar tipped Australia as favourites to win Thursday's high-voltage cricket World Cup semifinal against India but said Mahendra Singh Dhoni's side can beat the hosts if they bat first and put up a big total.
Former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar praised New Zealand for playing "outstanding" cricket throughout the World Cup, saying the Kiwis thoroughly deserved to be in the final after edging past South Africa in a battle of nerves at Auckland today.
Impressed with the excellent bowling show by the Indian team so far, former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Thursday said that the bowlers have combined well as a unit to pick all the opposition wickets in the seven wins on the trot in the ongoing cricket World Cup.
Former captain Sunil Gavaskar expects India to beat Bangladesh in their cricket World Cup quarterfinal fixture at the MCG on Thursday but says it may not be as easy for the defending champions as people think it is.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni's cricketing philosophy has by and large remained unorthodox and the biggest testimony to that is his 'minimum practice and maximum result' theory that has worked wonders during his decade long career as India international.
Terming Bangladesh a dangerous side on current form, former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Friday warned Indian players to not take their eastern neighbours lightly when the two teams meet in the cricket World Cup knock-out stage at the MCG on March 19.
Pumped up by a remarkable unbeaten streak, the Indian cricket team's Director Ravi Shastri today said the defending champions are well on course to lift the World Cup trophy for a second successive time.
Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif has made a strong plea to the International Cricket Council (ICC) to revise the fielding restrictions rule in One-day Internationals in a bid to stop devaluation of former greats' achievements.
Not too impressed with Virat Kohli's abusive behaviour towards a journalist recently, former Indian cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and V V S Laxman on Thursday called on the star batsman to resolve the row amicably with the concerned scribe.
Insisting that India are currently playing the "best cricket of the World Cup", West Indies batting legend Brian Lara feels that the defending champions must test their bench strength against minnows UAE in a Pool B match here on Saturday.
Sunil Gavaskar has predicted a bright future for Afghanistan after their first ever World Cup win, saying the players from the strife-torn come across as "natural cricketers", reminding him of West Indies' greats of the past.
Call it by fate or by design, Mahendra Singh Dhoni probably shares a different kind of bonding with the Melbourne Cricket Ground as it was again evident today, a day before India's second group league encounter against South Africa in the ICC Cricket World Cup.