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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

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