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Sunil Gavaskar lavishes praise on Royal Challengers Bangalore fast bowler Harshal Patel(HT Collage)

Gavaskar lauds Harshal Patel for dismissing Pandya and Pollard

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 27, 2021 02:33 PM IST
Former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar said that getting a hat-trick is always ‘special’ for any bowler. He went on to laud Harshal Patel for ‘cleverly’ picking Pollard’s wicket.
Photo of former India captain Sunil Gavaskar(Sunil Gavaskar / Instagram)
Photo of former India captain Sunil Gavaskar(Sunil Gavaskar / Instagram)

‘If IND are looking to groom a new captain, then he can be looked at’: Gavaskar

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2021 10:12 AM IST
Former captain and batting legend Sunil Gavaskar has suggested that batsman KL Rahul could be appointed the new vice-captain, in order to groom him as a future skipper.
Sunil Gavaskar speaks about Ashwin's inclusion in India's T20 World Cup squad(HT Collage)
Sunil Gavaskar speaks about Ashwin's inclusion in India's T20 World Cup squad(HT Collage)

‘He’s just given a ‘consolation cup’ to make up for disappointment in England’

UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2021 10:35 AM IST
Former captain and batting legend Sunil Gavaskar is doubtful over Ashwin getting a chance to feature in the mega ICC event.
Former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar(HT Archives)
Former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar(HT Archives)

Sunil Gavaskar names the 'clever' cricketer India can rely on

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2021 12:33 PM IST
Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar feels Jasprit Bumrah is improving quickly and has established himself as India and Virat Kohli's go-to man.
Sunil Gavaskar. (Getty Images)
Sunil Gavaskar. (Getty Images)

Sunil Gavaskar against reports stating India 'refused to play 5th Test'

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 12, 2021 07:18 AM IST
Former captain Sunil Gavaskar has urged people to find the truth before criticising the Indian team.
Gavaskar gives his opinion on MS Dhoni getting appointed as Team India's mentor for T20 World Cup(HT Collage)
Gavaskar gives his opinion on MS Dhoni getting appointed as Team India's mentor for T20 World Cup(HT Collage)

'I'm praying there's no clash between Dhoni and Shastri': Gavaskar

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2021 07:34 AM IST
Gavaskar cited an example how his appointment as a consultant for India in 2004 had created insecurity in the mind of then head coach John Wright.
File image of Sunil Gavaskar. (Getty Images)
File image of Sunil Gavaskar. (Getty Images)

'He has to come in, there is no question about it': Gavaskar

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2021 09:38 AM IST
Sunil Gavaskar weighed in on the possible changes the Indian team might make for the 5th Test at Old Trafford starting Friday, and believes that irrespective of whatever happens, Shami should 'walk into the team'.
Sunil Gavaskar analyses England's mistakes in the ongoing series(HT Collage)
Sunil Gavaskar analyses England's mistakes in the ongoing series(HT Collage)

‘England underestimated Team India’: Sunil Gavaskar

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2021 12:11 PM IST
The former batting legend said underestimating Team India caused England’s downfall as the visitors are now leading the series 2-1.
Sunil Gavaskar has his say on Shardul Thakur(Twitter)
Sunil Gavaskar has his say on Shardul Thakur(Twitter)

'Everything he touches is turning into gold': Sunil Gavaskar

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2021 09:42 AM IST
Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar reckons India, in Shardul Thakur, would well have found a player for the long haul, especially for Test matches overseas.
Ajinkya Rahane has scored just 109 runs from 7 innings in the England Tests. (Getty)
Ajinkya Rahane has scored just 109 runs from 7 innings in the England Tests. (Getty)

'No surprises that he got out for 0': Former India players discuss Rahane's form

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2021 05:17 PM IST
  • Former India cricketers and two of the greatest analysts, Sunil Gavaskar and Sanjay Manjrekar, weighed in on Ajinkya Rahane's lean patch.
Sunil Gavaskar lauds Rohit Sharma for scoring his first overseas century(HT Collage)
Sunil Gavaskar lauds Rohit Sharma for scoring his first overseas century(HT Collage)

Gavaskar hails 'genius' Rohit for maiden away ton, expects many more to come

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2021 09:17 AM IST
Rohit's maiden away century was lauded by several experts and former cricketers, including Sunil Gavaskar, who loved every bit of the technical aspects of Rohit's game.
'Offering peace on Hussain's behalf': Atherton tells Gavaskar.
'Offering peace on Hussain's behalf': Atherton tells Gavaskar.

'Offering peace on Hussain's behalf': Atherton tells Gavaskar. Ind great replies

UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2021 05:34 PM IST
  • Former England captain Mike Atherton, who is one of Hussain’s very good friends, came on the pre-match show on Sony Sports Network on Thursday and offered ‘peace on Hussain’s behalf' to Gavaskar.
Gavaskar, Hussain indulge in heated banter before start of India-England 3rd Test
Gavaskar, Hussain indulge in heated banter before start of India-England 3rd Test

Gavaskar, Hussain indulge in heated debate before start of Ind-Eng 3rd Test

UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2021 05:40 PM IST
  • Twitter was abuzz after Gavaskar and Hussain’s banter on Sony Sports Network before the toss of the India-England third Test at Headingley in Leeds on Wednesday.
Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar. (Getty)
Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar. (Getty)

'A century is just around the corner for him': Gavaskar on India batsman

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2021 12:12 AM IST
  • Given the form he has shown in the Test series, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar feels it is just a matter of time before the star India batsman gets a big score.
'England is a two-man team, India should win the next three Tests too': Gavaskar(HT Archives)
'England is a two-man team, India should win the next three Tests too': Gavaskar(HT Archives)

'England is a two-man team. India should win the next three Tests too': Gavaskar

UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2021 01:37 PM IST
  • "England is a two-man team. It’s just Joe Root and Jimmy Anderson," said Gavaskar, while adding that India should go on to win the next three Tests in the series too.
Sunil Gavaskar was impressed with Mohammed Siraj. (Getty)
Sunil Gavaskar was impressed with Mohammed Siraj. (Getty)

'He looked like picking a wicket every ball': Gavaskar hails India pacer

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2021 05:55 PM IST
  • Sunil Gavaskar liked the body language of the India pacer, which he feels did not drop even a little as he continued to have a go at the batsmen.
Sunil Gavaskar reckons wicketkeepers should be the one deciding whether it's worth taking the DRS. (Getty Image)
Sunil Gavaskar reckons wicketkeepers should be the one deciding whether it's worth taking the DRS. (Getty Image)

Gavaskar addresses India's DRS woes, names player who should call for reviews

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 14, 2021 06:34 PM IST
  • India have been pretty average with their DRS calls, and this came to light on day 2 of the second Test at Lord’s when Mohammed Siraj and Virat Kohli combined to burn two reviews in quick succession.
Sunil Gavaskar has his say on Rahane and Pujara(Twitter)
Sunil Gavaskar has his say on Rahane and Pujara(Twitter)

Rahane, Pujara aren't going to rip their shirts off if they're dropped: Gavaskar

UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2021 07:42 AM IST
  • Pujara got 4, 12*, 9 in the three innings in England so far while Rahane scored 5 and 1. Gavaskar, however, pointed out that none of the Indian batters barring openers Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul have been scoring runs consistently.
Sunil Gavaskar celebrates in joy watching Neeraj Chopra win a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics. (Screengrab)
Sunil Gavaskar celebrates in joy watching Neeraj Chopra win a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics. (Screengrab)

Gavaskar sings and dances to 'Mere Desh Ki Dharti' as Chopra wins historic gold

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2021 04:00 PM IST
  • As Neeraj Chopra won a historic gold medal at Olympics, former India cricket captain Sunil Gavaskar celebrated at the broadcasters Sony Sports Network studio in Mumbai.
File image of Sunil Gavaskar.(Getty Images)
File image of Sunil Gavaskar.(Getty Images)

Sunil Gavaskar predicts the scoreline of India vs England Test series

UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2021 10:13 AM IST
  • One of the big battles would be between seasoned pacer James Anderson and Virat Kohli, and Gavaskar has backed the India captain to come out triumphant.
Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt: File photo(Twitter)
Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt: File photo(Twitter)

‘He has improved himself, has to be the best person to open’: Salman Butt

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2021 07:19 PM IST
Speaking in his latest YouTube video, Salman Butt said that Rahul is the best option available for India to field as an opening partner for Rohit in the opening Test.
Sunil Gavaskar.has named KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma as India's openers for the first Test against England(Getty Images)
Sunil Gavaskar.has named KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma as India's openers for the first Test against England(Getty Images)

'They convert broken road into highway': Gavaskar picks IND openers for 1st Test

By Aritra Mukherjee
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2021 11:44 AM IST
  • India vs England: Sunil Gavaskar believes KL Rahul can put an end to India's opening woes and partner Rohit Sharma, who has emerged as the confirmed opener in Tests, for long.
Sunil Gavaskar says India have more all-rounders than Hardik Pandya. (Getty/Twitter)
Sunil Gavaskar says India have more all-rounders than Hardik Pandya. (Getty/Twitter)

Sunil Gavaskar names 2 players who can take Hardik Pandya's place

UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2021 08:25 AM IST
  • In the recently concluded ODI series against Sri Lanka, Pandya batted in two innings. While in the second ODI, he was out for a duck, the all-rounder got a start in the third game before getting out LBW.
Former Indian cricket captain and batting legend Sunil Gavaskar.(Getty Images)
Former Indian cricket captain and batting legend Sunil Gavaskar.(Getty Images)

'Cricket is ordinary & the coverage average': Gavaskar weighs in on The Hundred

UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2021 12:10 PM IST
  • England has served as the cradle for all three formats of the international game as it is the country where Test cricket, one-day internationals and even T20 cricket originated.
Sunil Gavaskar received immense love from his followers on his birthday(HT Archives)
Sunil Gavaskar received immense love from his followers on his birthday(HT Archives)

Gavaskar replies to his well-wishers, wins hearts with touching message on b'day

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2021 01:11 PM IST
  • The legendary Sunil Gavaskar was overwhelmed with the love and wishes that came his way on his birthday on Saturday.
Sunil Gavaskar is widely considered India's best Test batsman of all time. (Getty Images)
Sunil Gavaskar is widely considered India's best Test batsman of all time. (Getty Images)

Happy Birthday Sunil Gavaskar: BCCI pays tribute to the original Little Master

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2021 10:16 AM IST
  • July 10, 2021, marks Sunil Gavaskar's 72nd birthday and as tributes begin flowing in from all corners, the BCCI was one of the first to convey it's wishes to the legendary former India captain.
Former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar.(Getty Images)
Former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar.(Getty Images)

'Don't be surprised if he repeats the World Cup performance': Sunil Gavaskar

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2021 09:13 AM IST
The Mumbai batsman was not able to get a big score but his solid technique is sure to give Indian fans confidence ahead of the big-ticket series which is set to mark the beginning of the second cycle of the World Test Championship.
Sunil Gavaskar came to India and Virat Kohli's defence. (Getty Images)
Sunil Gavaskar came to India and Virat Kohli's defence. (Getty Images)

'We should remember that before pointing fingers': Gavaskar defends India

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2021 07:35 AM IST
  • Are India not good at ICC knockout matches? That question has been answered by the one and only Sunil Gavaskar.
Sunil Gavaskar believes India could have shown more patience while batting on Day 6. (Getty Images)
Sunil Gavaskar believes India could have shown more patience while batting on Day 6. (Getty Images)

'The sun was out, even the grass didn't exist': Gavaskar dissects Ind's batting

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2021 04:48 PM IST
  • On the best day to bat, India folded like a pack of cards and the same was highlighted by former captain Sunil Gavaskar, who feels that had the Indian team shown a bit of steadiness in their batting, the outcome of the match could have been something entirely different.
India's captain Virat Kohli with teammates(AP)
India's captain Virat Kohli with teammates(AP)

Michael Holding lists reasons for change in modern-day Indian cricket team

UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2021 09:05 AM IST
Holding said that the development of pitches in India has also led to improvement in the Indian players' performances overseas.
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