newscricket9 days ago

ICC world Cup 2019 | Extremely disappointed with the BCCI for not giving tickets to Gundappa Vishwanath, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has expressed his disappointment with the BCCI for not giving the final match tickets to Gundappa Vishwanath. The legendary cricketer also urged to the Board to invite the former greats like Kapil Dev and Yuvraj Singh among others to World Cup finals, to honour their contributions.
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newscricket12 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Decision to send in MS Dhoni at number seven was baffling, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar went on a rant after India’s semi final loss against New Zealand, demanding reasons for not sending Dhoni in at five or six. Gavaskar, alongside other former cricketers, said they were ‘baffled’ by the decision to send in Dhoni with India 71 for five, and nearly out of the game.
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newscricket23 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Sunil Gavaskar left stranded as BCCI cancels jersey event

The BCCI left Sunil Gavaskar stranded as they failed to inform the former cricketer about the last minute cancellation of an event to unveil India’s away jersey ahead of the clash against England. Earlier, Virat Kohli had already unveiled the jersey at the pre-match press conference.
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newscricketa month ago

World Cup 2019 | BCCI’s never interferes with commentary, asserts Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has cast away rumours about the BCCI censoring commentators’ honest opinions regarding team selections, umpiring blunders or BCCI’s stand on certain issues. The topic had resurfaced after the ICC asked Michael Holding to go easy on umpiring blunders at the World Cup.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Shikhar Dhawan’s threshold for pain is incredible, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has mentioned that Shikhar Dhawan’s "threshold for pain is incredible", referring to the fact that the southpaw went on to score a century despite injuring his thumb against Australia. Dhawan scored a brilliant 117 off 109 but was not able to take the field in the second innings.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Can’t pick favorites for India-Australia clash, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has stated that he cannot pick a favourite among India and Australia, when both the teams face each other at The Oval on Sunday. Australia stuttered against West Indies in their previous match but clawed back to win the game whereas India were clinical against South Africa.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Going in cold against good teams is never easy, laments Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar rued the poor scheduling of the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019 as India gear up to play their first match of the campaign against South Africa on Wednesday. Virat Kohli & Co. will only get a one-day break in between the games against England and Bangladesh in the coming weeks.
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newscricket2 months ago

Kapil Dev raising the cup is my favourite memory of 1983 World Cup, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has stated that Kapil Dev lifting cup above his head in the Lords’ balcony is his favourite memory of the 1983 World Cup, which India won despite being the underdogs. Gavaskar finished it as the batsman of the tournament whereas all-rounder Kapil Dev was the skipper of the side.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2019 | Allowance of two minutes for every wicket should be reduced to 45 seconds, suggests Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has put forth an idea to speed up the T20 cricket as he suggested that the allowance of two minutes to the batting teams for every wicket should be reduced to 45 seconds. He has also added that two best captains in India were on show on the last day of the Indian Premier League.
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newscricket2 months ago

Both IPL finalists have shown that faith in core team will deliver, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has stated that both the Indian Premier League 2019 finalists Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians have stuck to their core which has given good results for them. Both the table toppers will face each other for their fourth trophy in the IPL final at Hyderabad today.
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