Cricket

Gavaskar to deliver first Pataudi lecture

  • PTI, New Delhi
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  • Updated: Feb 07, 2013 02:06 IST

The BCCI on Wednesday instituted an annual lecture to honour the memory of late former India skipper Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi which would be inaugurated by Sunil Gavaskar on February 20 in Chennai.

“The inaugural Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture will be delivered by cricketing legend Sunil Gavaskar on Wednesday, 20 February 2013, at the Taj Coromandel, Chennai," the BCCI said in a statement.

"The annual lecture will be a part of the Indian Cricket season. It has been envisaged as a forum for a speaker from across the world to share his thoughts on the glorious game, as a way to help evolve it further. The audience will comprise like-minded individuals and other key stakeholders of the sport," it added.

 

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