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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

My life isn't interesting enough for a biopic: Sunil Gavaskar

Director Kabir Khan is making a film on India`s first ever victory at the 1983 Cricket World Cup, in which Gavaskar was a part of the winning team.

Mar 16, 2019, 14:56 PM IST

Sunil Gavaskar slams MCC proposal of using a standard ball in Tests, says unfortunate it's being taken seriously

Players have expressed their ball preference in recent times, including India skipper Virat Kohli and premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin. 

Mar 14, 2019, 18:06 PM IST

Sunil Gavaskar believes England are favourites to win World Cup

Gavaskar, however, pointed out that he is not saying England will win the 50-over tournament. 

Mar 13, 2019, 15:37 PM IST

Sunil Gavaskar terms beating Pakistan in World Cup as best revenge for Pulwama attack

Several ex-players and former Board of Control for India (BCCI) officials had called for a boycott of the first round World Cup match against Pakistan on June 16 after nationwide outrage following the terror strike in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir, which led to the martyrdom of at least 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers.

Feb 22, 2019, 19:48 PM IST

MS Dhoni's presence in World Cup important for decision-making: Yuvraj Singh

The 2019 ICC World Cup is slated to take place from May 30 to July 14 in England and Wales.

Feb 08, 2019, 18:15 PM IST

Sunil Gavaskar criticises Australia for not giving any prize money to India after ODI triumph

Yuzvendra Chahal and MS Dhoni, named as the man of the match and man of the series respectively, received USD 500 each for their performances which were further donated to charity.

Jan 18, 2019, 17:46 PM IST

Ahmedabad set to get world's largest cricket stadium

With a seating capacity of 49,000, the Motera Stadium was built in 1982 and had hosted its first match between India and West Indies in the same year. 

Jan 10, 2019, 19:01 PM IST

Easy to fire blanks when you are million miles away: Ravi Shastri on critics

India will now take on Australia in the third Test, beginning Boxing Day at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Dec 23, 2018, 11:20 AM IST

Dhoni must play domestic cricket to be eligible for India selection: Former Indian all-rounder Mohinder Amarnath

Despite having the time, the former captain did not play the 50-over Vijay Hazare Trophy this year and will go into the three-match series in Australia next month without any match practice.

Dec 12, 2018, 19:16 PM IST

Why aren't M.S Dhoni, Shikhar Dhawan playing domestic cricket, Sunil Gavaskar questions BCCI

Gavaskar wants the two players to compete in the ongoing Ranji Trophy, especially Dhoni, who is facing constant criticism for his waning batting form.

Dec 04, 2018, 15:42 PM IST

I feel sorry for Mithali Raj: Sunil Gavaskar

The team management cited cricketing logic- it did not want to change a winning combination- behind the move to drop Mithali but former skipper Gavasakar did not agree with that.

Nov 28, 2018, 21:35 PM IST

Sunil Gavaskar bats for club cricket

The former right-handed batsman, who played 125 Tests and hit 34 centuries in the longest format of the game, also spoke about the megacity's unique cricketing culture.

Nov 12, 2018, 22:17 PM IST

Rahul Dravid 5th Indian to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

Dravid joins an elite list that includes Bishan Singh Bedi, Kapil Dev, Sunil Gavaskar and Anil Kumble.

Nov 01, 2018, 14:17 PM IST

Sunil Gavaskar reminds Ravi Shastri of India's past overseas record

Gavaskar criticised the batsmen for their inability to tackle England spinner Moeen Ali, who ended the game with nine wickets. 

Sep 07, 2018, 09:56 AM IST

Former Indian Cricket team skipper Ajit Wadekar cremated with full state honours

Former Indian cricket team captain Ajit Wadekar, who died on August 15, was cremated at the Shivaji Park crematorium on Friday with full state honours.

Aug 17, 2018, 18:03 PM IST

It was no preparation at all: Sunil Gavaskar over India's lack of practice before Edgbaston

After the ODI series defeat, the Indian team was given a five-day break and the players spent time in Europe. 

Aug 05, 2018, 23:26 PM IST

Will take government's advice: Sunil Gavaskar on attending Imran Khan's swearing-in

Gavaskar will take the government's advice to decide on attending Imran Khan's swearing-in ceremony as Pakistan's Prime Minister.

Aug 05, 2018, 20:51 PM IST

Sunil Gavaskar, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Aamir Khan invited for Imran Khan's oath ceremony, no word yet on PM Narendra Modi

There is no confirmation as yet from the Pakistan Foreign Office if PM Narendra Modi could be invited to attend Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony.

Aug 01, 2018, 19:39 PM IST

Mahendra Singh Dhoni's Lord's struggle reminds Sunil Gavaskar of his 'most infamous innings'

Mahendra Singh Dhoni was severely criticised and even booed by Indian cricket fans for his slow scoring rate during the second One Day International at Lord's against England which the visitors lost by 86 runs. Now, legendary opening batsman Sunil Gavaskar has written that Dhoni's 37 runs off 58 balls reminded him of his infamous innings during the first match of the Prudential World Cup at Lord's on June 7, 1975.

Jul 17, 2018, 14:31 PM IST