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Sunil Gavaskar was born on 10-07-1949 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India.
|Other Name:||Sunil Manohar Gavaskar, Sunny, Little Master|
|Other Professions:||Cricket Commentator Writer|
Biography, Relationship & Career
Sunil Gavaskar who was also called”Little Master” is arguably among the greatest test openers that cricket has ever produced. The heritage to play fast bowling that Indian batsmen lagged in these days were passed on by him. The reason is also referred to as the best batsmen are the time when he had been playing international cricket he had to take care of some of the deadliest fast bowlers ever and that also without helmet security.
He surpassed Don Bradman’s record of greatest Test century and ended his career with 34 Test centuries which was highest at that time period. He scored 13 hundred against the mighty West Indies team which comprised of some of the finest fast bowlers ever. He was instrumental in India winning their first test series in West Indies in 1971 as a scored 774 runs at the four-match Test series that Indian won 1-0.
He was the first test batsman to enroll 10,000 runs in Test cricket. He was also part of the winning team that won the 2011 Cricket World Cup and a few years after Indian won the World Championship in Australia under his captaincy.
Although he was considered as the ideal test batsman he’s also played some memorable One Day yells as well. He scored a century off 85 balls against the New Zealand team that was at the time the fastest century by an Indian batsman. Gavaskar retired from all forms of the game in 1987 and post-retirement, he took up comment and is presently a renowned voice in the sport of cricket.
Some sources claim he has also received Padma Shri but it is not correct.
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|Home Town||Bombay, Bombay State, India|
|Address||Worli, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||St Xavier's High School, Mumbai|
|College||St. Xavier's College, Mumbai|
|Hobbies||Travelling, Listening Music, Reading|
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