Sunil Gavaskar of India sweeps during his century, sixth Test, India v Australia, Bombay © Getty Images

  • Sep 4, 1979

    Sunil Gavaskar raises a stump after India's unsuccessful run chase © Getty Images

  • Sep 3, 1979

    Sunil Gavaskar pulls one to the leg side during his double-century © Getty Images

  • Sep 3, 1979

    Sunil Gavaskar pulls one to the leg side during his double-century © Getty Images

  • Sep 3, 1979

    Wicketkeeper Bharath Reddy watches Geoffrey Boycott manoeuvre the ball to the on side © Getty Images

  • Sep 3, 1979

    Sunil Gavaskar plays the flick during the Oval Test, 1979 © Getty Images

  • Aug 4, 1979

    David Gower sweeps © PA Photos

  • Jul 16, 1979

    Sunil Gavaskar and Gundappa Viswanath walk the tightrope © PA Photos

  • Jul 14, 1979

    Sunil Gavaskar is run out by Bob Taylor © PA Photos

  • Jun 8, 1979

    The eight World Cup teams led by their captains © PA Photos