Sunil Gavaskar

BCCI tweets photos of Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium, world's biggest cricket stadium

The Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad's Motera will have a seating capacity of more than 1,10,000 and easily surpass Australia's Melbourne Cricket Ground where 1,00,024 people can be accommodated.

Feb 19, 2020, 13:15 PM IST

Rohit Sharma becomes 4th Indian to amass 10,000 international runs as opener

Rohit achieved the feat during the third T20I against New Zealand at Seddon Park in Hamilton.

Jan 29, 2020, 17:16 PM IST

Indian cricket has lost a real champion, says Sunil Gavaskar on Bapu Nadkarni's demise

Former Indian skipper Sunil Gavaskar has paid tribute to former all-rounder Rameshchandra Gangaram ‘Bapu’ Nadkarni, who breathed his last at the age of 86 on Friday.

Jan 18, 2020, 20:21 PM IST

ICC gives a glimpse of world's largest cricket ground being built in India

Originally known as the Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium, the Motera Stadium was first built in 1982 with a seating capacity of 49,000 and had hosted its first match between India and West Indies in the same year.             

Jan 18, 2020, 19:07 PM IST

Sunil Gavaskar questions MS Dhoni's long absence from Team India

Speaking after giving the 26th Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial lecture, Gavaskar said that he can`t speak on Dhoni`s fitness, he added that Dhoni has not made himself available to play for India since July 10. which is an important point.

Jan 11, 2020, 21:55 PM IST

India were also winning before you were born: Sunil Gavaskar tells Virat Kohli

India defeated Bangladesh by an innings and 46 runs to seal the two-match Test series 2-0. 

Nov 25, 2019, 14:20 PM IST

Rani Mukerji is a huge fan of Sunil Gavaskar

Rani Mukerji also shared her admiration for Kapil Dev, Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Virat Kohli.

Nov 22, 2019, 17:44 PM IST

Rohit Sharma equals Sunil Gavaskar's record with 3rd Test ton against South Africa as opener

Indian batsman Rohit Sharma on Saturday added yet another feather on his already illustrious cap by becoming only the second batsman after former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar to score three or more centuries as an opener in a Test series.  

Oct 19, 2019, 16:46 PM IST

Virat Kohli slams 26th Test ton, equals Ricky Ponting's record as captain

Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Friday equalled former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting's record of scoring maximum number of Test centuries as captain.

Oct 11, 2019, 13:02 PM IST

Will always try to make India proud: Ravindra Jadeja

The Saurashtra all-rounder could not take part in the Award ceremony which took place on Thursday at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi as he is in the West Indies where India are currently taking part in the two-match Test series. 

Aug 30, 2019, 17:05 PM IST

Sunil Gavaskar bats for Shreyas Iyer at 4 and Rishabh Pant at 5

Making a comeback in the national team after a year, Iyer hit a 68-ball 71 to help India post a competitive 279/7 against West Indies in the second ODI in Port-of-Spain on Sunday.

Aug 12, 2019, 17:18 PM IST

Manjrekar 'respectfully disagrees' with Gavaskar on selectors, Kohli's captaincy

Kohli is set to lead India in wo-match Test series, three ODIs and as many Twenty20Is against West Indies, beginning August 3 in Florida. 

Jul 30, 2019, 11:24 AM IST

Sunil Gavaskar visits sets of Ranveer Singh starrer '83' in England

Sharing a happy picture of the team with the guest on Instagram, film's director Kabir Khan wrote, "The little master came to see us play cricket in England".

Jul 30, 2019, 07:25 AM IST

Sunil Gavaskar questions Virat Kohli's reappointment as captain, calls selection committee lame ducks

Certain sections in the BCCI have also been vocal that splitting the captaincy could be a way forward for the Indian team as they now look to plan for the 2023 World Cup. 

Jul 29, 2019, 17:08 PM IST

Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

The 46-year-old became the sixth Indian to be included in the elite group, after Sunil Gavaskar, Bishan Bedi, Kapil Dev, Anil Kumble and Rahul Dravid. 

Jul 19, 2019, 07:04 AM IST

Kane Williamson captain of Sunil Gavaskar's World Cup XI, Rohit Sharma, David Warner openers

On Sunday, Kane Williamson became the highest run-scoring skipper in the single World Cup edition during the final clash of the ongoing marquee event between New Zealand and England at iconic Lord's Cricket Ground in London.

Jul 14, 2019, 20:07 PM IST

Sunil Gavaskar kept promise to Ranveer, broke into jig after India beat Pakistan

In a video that went viral, Gavaskar was seen singing and dancing to Shammi Kapoor's hit song 'Badan Pe Sitare' along with Ranveer, who also tried to imitate Shammi Kapoor's moves on the classic number from the 1969 film 'Prince'.

Jun 20, 2019, 08:12 AM IST

ICC World Cup 2019: Poor start to World Cup makes Pakistan's win against India a must, says Sunil Gavaskar

An estimated one billion people are expected to watch the match on television, as people from all corners of the world prepare for a contest considered one of the biggest events in global sport.  

Jun 15, 2019, 23:28 PM IST

Ranveer Singh bowled over by Shane Warne, Sunil Gavaskar

Actor Ranveer Singh, here to shoot for filmmaker Kabir Khan's upcoming movie "83", had fanboy moments when he met former cricket stars Shane Warne and Sunil Gavaskar.

Jun 02, 2019, 20:57 PM IST

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

Gavaskar also spoke highly of Dhoni's wicket-keeping skills and how they aid skipper Virat Kohli in making field placements.

May 02, 2019, 16:37 PM IST