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Sunil Gavaskar(ICC/Twitter)

Cricketing fraternity lauds Gavaskar on 50th anniversary of Test debut

PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 04:06 PM IST
  • Here’s how the cricketing fraternity wished Sunil Gavaskar on the 50th anniversary of his Test debut
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File image of Sunil Gavaskar.(Getty Images)
File image of Sunil Gavaskar.(Getty Images)

Humbling if fans put me in same bracket as Mr Bachchan and Kishore: Gavaskar

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UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2021 06:37 PM IST
Humbling if fans put me in same bracket as Mr Bachchan and Kishore Kumar: Gavaskar on another '50'
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File photo of former India captain and batting legend Sunil Gavaskar.(Getty Images)
File photo of former India captain and batting legend Sunil Gavaskar.(Getty Images)

Sunil Gavaskar gives 'masterclass' on how to play spin ahead of 4th Test

PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 09:53 AM IST
  • India vs England: Former India captain and batting legend Sunil Gavaskar has maintained that the surfaces might have helped spinners but they weren't unplayable.
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Cheteshwar Pujara in action against England. (BCCI)
Cheteshwar Pujara in action against England. (BCCI)

Pujara close to another fine achievement, can join Gavaskar, Viswanath, Kohli

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 02:48 PM IST
  • India vs England: Cheteshwar Pujara has a chance to do what even the great Sachin Tendulkar couldn't.
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R Ashwin celebrates his century.(BCCI)
R Ashwin celebrates his century.(BCCI)

ICC Test Rankings: Ashwin & other protagonists of Chennai win move up

PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 02:04 PM IST
  • India vs England: Ashwin’s second-innings century at his home ground in Chennai has lifted him 14 places to 81st in the list of batsmen, and while he remains seventh among bowlers after grabbing eight wickets in the match
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Sunil Gavaskar sees one change in India's XI for the third Test. (Getty)
Sunil Gavaskar sees one change in India's XI for the third Test. (Getty)

'He may find himself out of team': Gavaskar on India's XI for 3rd Test

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2021 10:54 AM IST
  • India vs England: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar weighed in on the team changes that India might employ for the third Test in Ahmedabad.
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R Ashwin registered his 5th Test century. (BCCI)
R Ashwin registered his 5th Test century. (BCCI)

'He walked the talk': Gavaskar lauds Ashwin for silencing 'perennial' critics

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2021 09:14 AM IST
  • India vs England: Sunil Gavaskar has explained how R Ashwin's 106-run knock has certainly silenced all the ‘perennial’ critics of Indian cricket.
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Ajinkya Rahane was out for 10 in India's second innings. (BCCI)
Ajinkya Rahane was out for 10 in India's second innings. (BCCI)

'This is what you find with lot of Mumbai batsmen': Gavaskar on Rahane dismissal

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2021 04:04 PM IST
  • India vs England: Moeen Ali dismissed Ajinkya Rahane for the seventh time in Test matches.
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Virat Kohli drives. (BCCI )
Virat Kohli drives. (BCCI )

'This is classy batting': Gavaskar impressed with intent shown by Kohli

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2021 12:40 PM IST
  • India vs England: While the rest of the Indian batsmen struggled against spin, Kohli batted in a different league, almost dishing out a lesson on how to bat in such challenging conditions.
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R Ashwin celebrates a wicket with his teammates. (BCCI)
R Ashwin celebrates a wicket with his teammates. (BCCI)

'He is unplayable in these conditions': Gavaskar lauds 'clever bowler' Ashwin

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 06:27 PM IST
  • India vs England: Gavaskar, a former India captain, hailed Ashwin for his performance, reiterating that in such spin-friendly conditions, the off-spinner is literally impossible for batsmen to face.
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File image of Sunil Gavaskar(Getty Images)

'He knew he won't get a long spell so did it quickly': Gavaskar lauds Ind quick

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 12:49 PM IST
  • India vs England: India had England struggling at 39/4 at the lunch interval on Day 2 of the second Test.
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Sunil Gavaskar. (Getty Images)
Sunil Gavaskar. (Getty Images)

'That's what he has done': Gavaskar names 'reliable player in crisis for India'

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2021 07:42 AM IST
  • India vs England: Sunil Gavaskar pointed out the improvement in the player's batting and explained the reason on why the batsman is India's most reliable man in a crisis situation.
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File image of legendary India batsman and former captain Sunil Gavaskar.(Getty Images)
File image of legendary India batsman and former captain Sunil Gavaskar.(Getty Images)

Gavaskar explains why first session of 2nd Test went to England

PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 01:04 PM IST
  • India vs England: The loss of three top order wickets meant former India captain and commentator Sunil Gavaskar felt that it was England who had won the first session of play.
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File image of Sunil Gavaskar. (Getty Images)
File image of Sunil Gavaskar. (Getty Images)

'He definitely will be there': Gavaskar reckons confirmed spot for Ind youngster

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2021 07:47 AM IST
  • Sunil Gavaskar reckoned that India may go for some alterations in the second Test but backed a certain youngster to retain his place.
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File image of Sunil Gavaskar. (Getty Images)
File image of Sunil Gavaskar. (Getty Images)

'His importance is underrated': Gavaskar names the 'glue' of India's batting

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2021 02:06 PM IST
  • India vs England: Calling his importance to the team underrated, Gavaskar believes the player is the glue that holds this Indian batting line-up.
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India captain Virat Kohli bats in the nets. (Getty Images)
India captain Virat Kohli bats in the nets. (Getty Images)

He is due for a big score: Gavaskar on Kohli

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2021 08:08 AM IST
  • India vs England: Kohli went the entire 2020 without scoring a single international century for India, the first time it happened in 12 years.
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Dom Bess and England celebrate the wicket of Virat Kohli. (BCCI)
Dom Bess and England celebrate the wicket of Virat Kohli. (BCCI)

'No one saw this coming': Sunil Gavaskar reacts to India's response with the bat

PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2021 02:43 PM IST
  • India vs England: India were reduced to 73/4 before Cheteshwar Pujara and Rishabh Pant hit half-centuries to rebuild the innings.
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India's Thangarasu Natarajan, left, and India's Shardul Thakur talk during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane.(AP)
India's Thangarasu Natarajan, left, and India's Shardul Thakur talk during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane.(AP)

'A very good performance': Gavaskar has high praise for young Indian bowlers

By YASH BHATI
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:43 AM IST
  • Virat Kohli, R Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Hanuma Vihari, KL Rahul, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar have all missed part of the Test series or the whole contest itself.
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Sunil Gavaskar(Twitter)
Sunil Gavaskar(Twitter)

'It has been happening since 1932': Gavaskar highlights problem of India bowlers

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 02:38 PM IST
Sunil Gavaskar praised the India bowling unit which was without their first-XI players but was critical for letting the advantage slip away. Gavaskar said not being able to take the final five wickets quickly has been a problem for India since 1932.
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Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan addresses the press in Thiruvananthapuram.(PTI file photo)
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan addresses the press in Thiruvananthapuram.(PTI file photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Kerala CM looks back at state’s fight with Covid-19 and all the latest news

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2020 04:58 PM IST
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