Gavaskar


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Gavaskar

(ɡæˈvæskɑː)
n
(Biography) Sunil Manohar (ˈsʊnɪl ˈmænəʊhɑː). born 1949, Indian cricketer: played in 125 test matches (1971–87), 47 as captain; first batsman to score more than 10,000 test runs
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India A tallied 98 for two at lunch, shortly after which Gavaskar reached his half-century off 106 balls with seven fours and a six.
Boycott is revered on the subcontinent, where his chat-show double-act with Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar pulls in 40 million viewers.
THE International Cricket Council plan a meeting with Sunil Gavaskar about his possible conflict of interests between his newspaper column and serving the world's governing body as a committee member.
The son of former India opener and world class batsman, Sunil Gavaskar, has been signed up by Hightown for the summer.
Another former captain Sunil Gavaskar shared Dravid's sentiments, but wondered if the world's premier cricket league was used as a "soft target" in a larger political game.
LEGENDARYIndian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar, who was appointed as BCCI interim president to manage the affairs of IPL- 7, was on Friday relieved from the assignment by the Supreme Court which allowed him to take up any other task.
We have given them all the education that is necessary," Gavaskar said after the IPL's governing council meeting that was held to discuss the UAE leg held from April 16 to 30 in three cities.
The Supreme Court has ordered Sunil Gavaskar to take on the responsibilities of the BCCI President as N Srinivasan was asked to step down for a fair probe of the IPL fixing charges.
28 ( ANI ): The Supreme Court on Friday asked former Indian cricket captain and commentator Sunil Gavaskar to discharge the role of interim president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the duration of the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), and also said there would be no ban on the participation of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in that tournament.
Interestingly, the two protagonists - Gavaskar and Imran - who led in 13 and 15 Tests, with two and four victories respectively, were involved in one of the best Tests to have been played between these two sides which Pakistan won in Bangalore in 1986-87 to clinch the series.
The 'little maestro' passed the 10,000-run mark in Test cricket with an innings of 52, putting himself alongside Allan Border, Steve Waugh, Sunil Gavaskar and Brian Lara in the club of batsmen to reach five figures.
Gavaskar, in Dhaka as a commentator, said: "When he came off at tea I said to him that my expectations are now higher and I want not 40 but 50 Test hundreds from him.