Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar

Opening Batter

Batting Style Right Hand Bat
Age 74 years

07 Mar 2024

Yashasvi Jaiswal

Yashasvi Jaiswal matches Sunil Gavaskar's uncanny record in Test cricket

Youngster Yashasvi Jaiswal's incredible start to Test cricket will be remembered for years to come.

07 Mar 2024

Yashasvi Jaiswal

Yashasvi Jaiswal becomes second-fastest Indian to 1,000 Test runs: Stats

The in-form Yashasvi Jaiswal has accomplished yet another milestone as he has become the second-fastest Indian batter to complete 1,000 Test runs.

29 Feb 2024

Yashasvi Jaiswal

Yashasvi Jaiswal eyes these feats in fifth Test versus England

The in-form Yashasvi Jaiswal can accomplish some massive feats in the fifth and final Test against England in Dharamsala, starting on March 7.

26 Feb 2024

Yashasvi Jaiswal

Yashasvi Jaiswal breaks this record of legend Sunil Gavaskar

Indian batter Yashasvi Jaiswal continues to pile on runs in the ongoing Test series against England.

18 Feb 2024

Yashasvi Jaiswal

Yashasvi Jaiswal breaks this Test record of Sourav Ganguly: Details

Yashasvi Jaiswal shattered a host of records en route to a breathtaking double-ton in the third innings of the ongoing third Test against England in Rajkot.

18 Feb 2024

Sarfaraz Khan

Sarfaraz Khan celebrates Test debut with twin fifties: Stats

Sarfaraz Khan has entered the record books with twin fifties on Test debut.

16 Feb 2024

Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson equals this massive record of Younis Khan

Extending his golden run in Test cricket, Kane Williamson scored a match-winning century in the fourth innings of the second Test against South Africa in Hamilton.

03 Feb 2024

Yashasvi Jaiswal

Yashasvi Jaiswal becomes third-youngest Indian to score a Test double-ton 

India's star opener Yashasvi Jaiswal has brought up his maiden double-century in Test cricket.

02 Feb 2024

Yashasvi Jaiswal

Centurion Yashasvi Jaiswal clocks these unique Test records versus England

Yashasvi Jaiswal carried the bat for India on Day 1 of the second Test against England. The youngster is batting on 179* at Stumps. Overall, this is his second Test century and his career-best score in this format.

21 Jan 2024

Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara becomes fourth Indian to complete 20,000 FC runs

Veteran Indian batter Cheteshwar Pujara has accomplished yet another milestone as he has completed 20,000 runs in First-Class cricket.

15 Jan 2024

Virat Kohli

List of milestones Virat Kohli can accomplish in England Tests

India are gearing up to host England in a five-Test series, starting on January 25.

23 Sep 2023

ICC Cricket World Cup

ICC World Cup: Key stats of India against New Zealand

Hosts India will fight for their third title in the 2023 edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup.

21 Jul 2023

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma races past 2,000 Test runs as opener: Stats

Indian skipper Rohit Sharma scored a fine half-century in the ongoing second Test against West Indies in Port of Spain.

21 Jul 2023

Indian Cricket Team

Rohit, Jaiswal shatter these records with successive century stands: Stats

Indian openers Yashasvi Jaiswal and Rohit Sharma recorded a 139-run stand in the ongoing second Test against West Indies in Port of Spain.

06 May 2023

Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara becomes sixth Indian to complete 19,000 FC runs 

Cheteshwar Pujara's dream run in the ongoing County Championship Division Two continues as on Friday (May 5), he hammered his third century of the season.

22 Jul 2022

Test Cricket

Cricket ground in Leicester to be named after Sunil Gavaskar

A cricket ground in England's Leicester will be named after India legend Sunil Gavaskar on Saturday.

14 Jun 2022

Sachin Tendulkar

'Last got this excited on watching Tendulkar', Gavaskar praises Umran

Former India cricketer Sunil Gavaskar lavished praise on Umran Malik ahead of the third India-SA T20I in Visakhapatnam on Tuesday.

01 Feb 2022

Sachin Tendulkar

Narendra Modi Stadium: Reliving the historic events in Indian cricket

India and West Indies will lock horns in the first ODI on February 6.

16 Sep 2021


Maharashtra minister miffed with Gavaskar over non-utilization of Mumbai plot

Maharashtra Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad on Wednesday said that legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar should utilize a government plot allotted to him in Mumbai by setting up a cricket academy, which remains unutilized even after over 30 years of allotment.

24 Dec 2020


'Different rules for different players', Gavaskar targets the Indian set-up

Legend Sunil Gavaskar believes a number of Indian players are subject to different rules in the present Indian cricket team.

21 Nov 2020


YouTube channel adds 'sindoor' to Anushka's pictures; Netizens furious

A YouTube channel has come under fire for adding "sindoor" to actor Anushka Sharma's pictures.

"Distasteful": Anushka Sharma responds to Sunil Gavaskar's recent comment

On Thursday, former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar joined the bandwagon, as he criticized Indian skipper Virat Kohli for his poor show in an Indian Premier League (IPL) game.

KXIP vs RCB: Sunil Gavaskar faces backlash over Kohli-Anushka remark

Legend Sunil Gavaskar is facing backlash on social media platform Twitter for his controversial comments on Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kings XI Punjab and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

23 Aug 2020

Virat Kohli

Sunil Gavaskar labels Virat Kohli's Test side as 'best ever'

Little Master Sunil Gavaskar has termed the incumbent Test side under Virat Kohli as India's "best ever".

13 Jul 2020


Gavaskar slams Nasser Hussain for his comments on Indian cricket

Legend Sunil Gavaskar lashed out at former England captain Nasser Hussain for his recent comments on Team India.

Happy Birthday Sunil Gavaskar: A look at his amazing records

Batting maestro Sunil Gavaskar turned 71 on Friday.

16 Jun 2020

Virat Kohli

Melbourne suburb names streets after Tendulkar, Kohli

A new housing estate being developed on Rockbank suburb in Melbourne is set to have streets named after Indian cricket veterans Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Dev and Virat Kohli.

#ThisDayThatYear: India register their first-ever ODI win

On this day in the year 1975, the Indian cricket team registered its first-ever ODI win.

Batch of 1985 could trouble current Indian team: Ravi Shastri

Indian head coach Ravi Shastri believes the batch of 1985 could have given a run for the money to the incumbent Indian side.

Coronavirus outbreak: Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev join ICA's initiative

Indian legends Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev have extended support towards Indian Cricket Association in order to financially help nearly 30 needy players in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

'India could hold T20 World Cup 2020', Sunil Gavaskar suggests

Former Indian opener Sunil Gavaskar believes India and Australia could swap the T20 World Cup in order to host the tournaments in two consecutive years.

IPL should be played behind closed doors, says Gavaskar

Former Indian cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and VVS Laxman opened up about the possibility of staging the upcoming IPL edition in front of empty stands, amid coronavirus outburst.

IPL 2020: MA Chidambaram stadium to reopen closed stands

In what comes as a welcome development for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) fans, the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) has decided to reopen its closed stands for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

27 Jan 2020

Rohit Sharma

Sarfaraz Khan regrets his decision to leave Mumbai in 2015

Middle-order batsman Sarfaraz Khan is on a roll in the ongoing Ranji Trophy.

Bapu Nadkarni passes away: His top moments, records and more

Former Indian cricketer Bapu Nadkarni passed away on Friday.

05 Nov 2019


Gavaskar warns Team India ahead of World T20

India have criticized by analysts following their seven-wicket defeat to Bangladesh in the opening T20I on Sunday.

19 Oct 2019

Virat Kohli

Watch: Rohit Sharma shouts at rain gods during 3rd Test

Indian opener Rohit Sharma grabbed headlines as he smashed the sixth century of his Test career.

Gavaskar lashes out at Indian management over Ashwin treatment

Legendary Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar has lashed out at the Indian cricket team management over the treatment of R Ashwin.

Gavaskar on how to educate players regarding match-fixing

With an influx of T20 leagues in cricket, a huge amount of money is flowing into the sport.

29 Aug 2019


Have you seen Akshay Kumar's doppelganger? The resemblance is uncanny

Akshay Kumar, who is currently rejoicing the success of Mission Mangal, is back in the headlines.

Happy Birthday Sunil Gavaskar: His achievements, unknown facts and records

Without a doubt, Sunil Gavaskar is a legend of Indian cricket.

Do you remember these memorable ODIs between India-Pakistan?

India are set to take on arch-rivals Pakistan for the seventh time in the ICC World Cup on Sunday.

04 Jun 2019

Sachin Tendulkar

Ranveer buys bat signed by legendary cricketers for Rs. 1.75L

Ranveer Singh is currently dipped in the fever of cricket as he is gearing up for his upcoming movie '83.

06 Mar 2019


A look at India's decade-wise ODI heroes after 500th victory

India registered their 500th ODI win when they beat Australia by eight runs in the second ODI on Tuesday.

Appreciate the chemistry between Dhoni and Kohli, says Gavaskar

Former Indian cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar has highlighted the importance of MS Dhoni in the current limited-overs side.

16 Feb 2019

England Cricket Team

ICC World Cup: Gavaskar chooses England over India as favorites

The ICC World Cup 2019 starts from May 30 onwards in England and Wales.

India vs Australia: Should Rishabh Pant open the batting?

There has been a lot of talk surrounding Rishabh Pant's position in the squad, ahead of the series against Australia.

18 Jan 2019


Sunil Gavaskar thrashes Australia for giving India no prize money

India defeated Australia in their last ODI via an MS Dhoni masterclass and clinched victory for the first time in history in a bilateral ODI series at Australia.

03 Jan 2019

Test Cricket

#IndiaInAustralia: Mayank joins Gavaskar, Shaw as he scripts another record

It was a pleasing sight when Mayank Agarwal made his debut in the third Test against Australia.

15 Dec 2018


Gautam Gambhir slams Ravi Shastri: Know why

Gautam Gambhir has slammed Indian cricket team head coach Ravi Shastri over his best touring team comment.

07 Dec 2018


#IndiaInAustralia: Sunil Gavaskar has this message for Team India

Legendary cricketer and current television commentator Sunil Gavaskar has urged Team India to drop struggling KL Rahul, if the batsman fails with the bat in the second innings of the first Test against Australia in Adelaide.

09 Nov 2018


Let people judge India's Test team, CoA tells coach Shastri

It was during India's tour of England this year, when head coach Ravi Shastri had lauded Virat Kohli-led Test side to be the best Indian team in the last 15-20 years.

01 Nov 2018


Rahul Dravid officially inducted to the ICC Hall of Fame

Legendary Indian cricketer and former captain, Rahul Dravid, has been officially inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame by another legend and former inductee, Sunil Gavaskar.

04 Oct 2018

Virat Kohli

After snub, this is what Karun Nair is planning

Karun Nair probably is one of the most unluckiest cricketers in recent times.

03 Oct 2018


India vs West Indies: Numbers game ahead of first Test

India and West Indies gear up for the first Test in Rajkot, starting October 4.

23 Sep 2018


Asia Cup: Rohit Sharma setting high standards with his captaincy

Rohit Sharma is quickly becoming a notable ODI captain for India.

Zaman's cap and Karthik's jersey made Sunil Gavaskar very angry

Zaman's rapper look when he wore his cap backside and Indian wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik's jersey with only his initials on it, didn't go down well with Sunil Gavaskar.

13 Sep 2018


Gavaskar feels Virat Kohli lacks leadership experience

India lost the recently concluded 5-match Test series against England by a whopping 1-4 margin.

08 Sep 2018

Test Cricket

#IndiaInEngland: Gavaskar slams management for overlooking Karun Nair

Former Indian legendary cricketer, Sunil Gavaskar, has slammed the Indian management for omitting middle order batsman Karun Nair from the ongoing 5th Test match against England at the Oval.

#IndiaInEngland: Gavaskar criticizes Kohli's captaincy

India lost the fourth Test match, at Southampton, against England and in turn surrendered the 5-match series 3-1.

Ajit Wadekar is no more: Facts about the former skipper

Former Indian cricket skipper Ajit Wadekar passed away on Wednesday at the age of 77.

05 Aug 2018


Unwanted records scripted by India in 1st Test against England

India suffered a dramatic 31-run loss in the first Test, at Edgbaston, against England as they went down 0-1 in the 5-match series.

04 Aug 2018

Virat Kohli

#IndiaInEngland: Who said what about Virat Kohli?

Virat Kohli has been ruling the world cricket since the last three years.

02 Aug 2018


Kapil Dev, Gavaskar, Sidhu, Aamir invited to Imran Khan's oath-taking

The oath-taking ceremony guest list of to-be Pakistan PM Imran Khan features several Indian names, including his contemporaries Kapil Dev, Sunil Gavaskar and Navjot Singh Sidhu.

Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar supports 10-team World Cup

Former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar has voiced out his support for a 10-nation ICC World Cup.

Here's the complete list of commentators for IPL 11

The 11th edition of the Indian Premier League is all set to kick off on Saturday, with Mumbai Indians hosting MS Dhoni's returning Chennai Super Kings.

24 Feb 2018

Virat Kohli

Kohli to receive ICC Test Championship mace after 3rd T20I

The ICC will present the ICC Test Championship mace to Virat Kohli at the Newlands Stadium in Cape Town after the end of the third and final T20I against South Africa today.

MS Dhoni's retirement talks, who is saying what?

After his recent spate of performances against New Zealand in the three-match-T20I series, many have called for MS Dhoni's retirement from T20I cricket.

Happy Birthday 'Little Master'

India's legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar turns 68 today.

02 Jun 2017


Post resignation, Guha lashes out at players, BCCI and CoA

After submitting his resignation from the four member Committee of Administrators (CoA) of BCCI yesterday, noted historian and writer Ramchandra Guha has written a hard hitting letter to the CoA chief Vinod Rai.

R Ashwin named the International Cricketer of the Year

India's top spinner Ravichandran Ashwin won the International Cricketer of the Year award at the CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) International awards 2017.

23 Jan 2017

Ranji Trophy

Highest run-scorer Kedar Jadhav named 'Player of the Series'

After his 90 runs knock in the third ODI against England, Kedar Jadhav was given the 'Player of the Series' award for his performance in the three match series.

Kapil Dev's name added to Legends Club 'Hall of Fame'

Legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev is the latest addition in the Legends Club's 'Hall of Fame.'

30 Sep 2016

Virender Sehwag

India face New Zealand at Eden Gardens

Starting a long home season with a win at Kanpur, India will face New Zealand in the second test match at the iconic Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

21 Sep 2016

Virat Kohli

Fans vote for their greatest Indian Test team

Ahead of India's 500th test match, Cricket Australia took a poll from the fans to vote for the Greatest Test XI.