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newscricket7 hours ago

Sunil Gavaskar still remains my hero; always tried to be like him, expresses Sachin Tendulkar 

India's batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has congratulated legendary Sunil Gavaskar on his 50th cricketing anniversary and stated that he still remains a hero figure for him. Gavaskar had made his international debut in a Test against West Indies at the Port of Spain on March 6 in 1971.
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newscricketa day ago

IND vs ENG | Expectations might be taking a toll on Shubman Gill, feels Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar is of the opinion that Shubman Gill, who perished for a third-ball duck on Thursday, is going through a ‘rough patch’ and might finally be feeling the heat of undue expectations. After an electric start in Australia, Gill is currently averaging 19.83 in the ongoing series vs England.
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newscricket5 days ago

IND vs ENG | Don’t think the pitch will be any different from the third Test, expresses Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has expressed that he doesn’t think the pitch for the fourth Test would be any different from the third one in Ahmedabad, with the pitch still expected to assist spinners. From a team’s perspective, he also insisted that there would be no changes in the team combinations.
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newscricket9 days ago

IND vs ENG | If England get Rohit early on day 2, they are in with a chance, states Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar, following the first day’s play, stated that England have a chance of making a comeback in the game if they get Rohit Sharma dismissed early on the second day. He also added that India’s decision to send Ajinkya Rahane in the night signalled India’s high confidence level.
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newscricket19 days ago

IND vs ENG | No one talks when the ball seams all day long, asserts Sunil Gavaskar

Former Indian opener Sunil Gavaskar has come out in defense of the Chepauk pitch and stated that no one complains when the balls pitch seams all day long and only about Indian pitches. He also added that as challenging a pitch this is, it's not unplayable and the knock by Rohit showed that.
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newscricket20 days ago

IND vs ENG | Rahane is a reliable player in crisis, he scores on tough pitches, opines Sunil Gavaskar 

Former Indian opener Sunil Gavaskar feels India's Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane always stands up for the team in crisis situations and is the one who scores on tough decks. Mark Butcher also praised Rahane's footwork and found his criticism unjustified in lead up to the second Test.
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newscricket24 days ago

IND vs ENG | Washington Sundar won’t be replaced for the second Test, reckons Sunil Gavaskar

Despite Virat Kohli talking about the fourth and fifth bowler issues, Sunil Gavaskar has reckoned that Washington Sundar won’t be replaced in the playing XI for the second Test. Gavaskar also stated that the Indian team are a very good side but insisted that they can be outplayed once in a while.
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newscricket25 days ago

IND vs ENG | Ishant’s change in length has resulted in him picking more wickets, reckons Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar, who was on air during day four, reckoned that Ishant Sharma’s change in length to a fuller one has resulted in him picking more wickets. He also pointed out that in the last two-three years, Ishant has picked up more wickets via LBW and bowled changing his lengths.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs ENG | Virat Kohli will be eager to right the wrongs of 2020, reckons Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar believes Indian skipper Virat Kohli is due a big one, and reckons the 32-year-old will be keen to set his record straight, after failing to score a ton in the calendar year 2020. After missing three Tests in the Australia tour, Kohli was dismissed for 11 in the first innings.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs AUS | Young India have shown the way; future of the Indian cricket is bright, predicts Sunil Gavaskar

Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar stated that the young Indian team have shown the way and they aren't 'afraid' and it holds promising signs of a bright future in Indian cricket. He also added that it's a 'magical' moment and India batsmen didn't go for the draw but the win, which they did.
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