Tuesday, October 5, 2010

சுனில் கவாஸ்கர்

Sunil Gavaskar      

Full name Sunil Manohar Gavaskar
Born July 10, 1949, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra
Current age 61 years 88 days
Major teams India, Mumbai, Somerset
Also known as Sunny
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium, Right-arm offbreak
Other Referee
Height 5 ft 5 in
Education St Xavier's College; Bombay University
Relation Uncle - MK Mantri, Son - RS Gavaskar
In a nutshell Sunil Gavaskar was the first to get 10,000 Test runs and 30 centuries. India's lynchpin of the 70s and 80s, and arguably their first great batsman, he was known for his immaculate defence but was equally at ease hooking and pulling the most fearsome bowlers of all time. More
Sunil Manohar Gavaskar
Batting and fielding averages
List A15114417459412336.17537370
Bowling averages
List A1511088121/101/1040.504.5054.0000
Career statistics
Test debutWest Indies v India at Port of Spain, Mar 6-10, 1971 scorecard
Last TestIndia v Pakistan at Bangalore, Mar 13-17, 1987 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debutEngland v India at Leeds, Jul 13, 1974 scorecard
Last ODIIndia v England at Mumbai, Nov 5, 1987 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span1966/67 - 1987
List A span1973/74 - 1987/88
ICC match referee statistics
Only TestWest Indies v England at Kingston, Feb 19-24, 1994 scorecard
Test matches1
Test statistics
ODI debutWest Indies v England at Bridgetown, Feb 16, 1994 scorecard
Last ODIWest Indies v England at Port of Spain, Mar 6, 1994 scorecard
ODI matches5
ODI statistics
Sunil Gavaskar was one of the greatest opening batsmen of all time, and certainly the most successful. His game was built around a near-perfect technique and enormous powers of concentration. It is hard to visualise a more beautiful defence: virtually unbreachable, it made his wicket among the hardest to earn. He played with equal felicity off both front and back feet, had excellent judgement of length and line, and was beautifully balanced. He had virtually every stroke in the book but traded flair for the solidity his side needed more. His record for the highest number of Test hundreds was overtaken by Sachin Tendulkar, but statistics alone don't reveal Gavaskar's true value to India. He earned respect for Indian cricket and he taught his team-mates the virtue of professionalism. The self-actualisation of Indian cricket began under him. Since retiring, Gavaskar has served as a television commentator, analyst and columnist, as well as taken on various responsibilities with the BCCI, and served as chairman of the ICC cricket committee. He stepped down - after some controversial comments - from the latter in order to continue as a media columnist and commentator. thanks crickinfo.com

No comments:

Post a Comment