Sunil Gavaskar News
Former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar, better known as 'Sunny' and 'Little Master', made and broke many records in his spectacular cricketing career on the field. He played many historic innings for Indian cricket from 1971 to 1987. Gavaskar holds various batting records in the longest format of the game.
Legendary Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar celebrates his 73rd birthday today. He was born on July 10, 1949 in Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra in India. The India great broke many records. At one time, he had record of most centuries scored in Test cricket (34) before Sachin Tendulkar went past it. He was also the first batter to cross 10,000 Test runs. These are very popular facs about him. For some unknown facts about Gavaskar, read on.
39 years ago on this day, India won their first cricket World Cup against all odds beating the West Indies in the final by 43 runs at Lord's. The win shocked the world after the Kapil Dev-led side became world champions for the very first time after disappointing outings in 1975 and 1979. Below we bring you some glimpse of the Indian team's journey to the 1983 World Cup trophy.
India won the 3rd T20 vs South Africa by 48 runs, all thanks to a top-class effort from the bowlers, especially Yuzvendra Chahal (3 wickets) and Harshal Patel (4 wickets) The 4th T20 is to be played on 17 June at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot before the T20 action moves to Bengaluru for the fifth and last T20I