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England v India, 5th Test, The Oval, 1st day

Sunil Gavaskar slams Karun Nair omission from Oval Test

Sep 7, 2018: The former India captain said no argument was going to satisfy him for Hanuma Vihari being preferred over Nair for The Oval Test

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India in England 2018

Who has top-scored more often in Tests - Kohli or Root?

Aug 28, 2018: Virat Kohli has top-scored for India in four out of six innings in the Test series so far, and that streak puts him among the all-time toppers in the list of batsmen who have top-scored most often

S Rajesh

Ajit Wadekar 1941-2018

Gavaskar: For me, Wadekar was always 'captain'

Aug 16, 2018: Former India batsman pays tribute to Wadekar, following his death due to a prolonged illness in Mumbai on Wednesday

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Ajit Wadekar 1941-2018

The accidental captain who emerged shining

Aug 16, 2018: Wadekar was appointed to the role of India captain on a whim, and rewarded the faith placed in him with two iconic series wins

Suresh Menon

England v India, 2nd Test, Lord's, 2nd day

Shikhar Dhawan should have got a second chance - Sunil Gavaskar

Aug 11, 2018: 'If you look at the scores in the first Test, he scored more runs than Murali Vijay and KL Rahul. So, what is the criteria?'

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India tour of Ireland and England, 2018

Gavaskar critical of five-day rest ahead of England Tests

Aug 6, 2018: Former captain says preparation has to be intense at the start of a Test series overseas, then it can taper off

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Pakistan news

Imran Khan opts for "austere" inauguration, ruling out Gavaskar, Kapil's presence

Aug 2, 2018: Desire for austere ceremony has ruled out the fascinating prospect of Indian cricketing royalty's presence for Imran Khan's inauguration

Danyal Rasool and Umar Farooq

World Cup 2019

Sunil Gavaskar backs ten-team World Cup format

Jun 18, 2018: If countries like Ireland and Scotland are not good enough to make it through the qualifying tournament, then they don't deserve a place, according to the former India captain

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Mumbai's 500th Ranji Trophy match

The most khadoos of them all

Nov 11, 2017: Mumbai players from across eras speak about their team-mates who best exemplified the side's hard-as-nails attitude and did not flinch from a challenge

Mumbai's 500th Ranji match

'A Mumbai player is quietly arrogant'

Nov 8, 2017: Milind Rege describes the culture of the near-invincible Mumbai team he played for in the 1960s and 70s, and the players that shaped it

Milind Rege

Getting started with a six (or a couple of blobs)

Apr 11, 2017: Also, who has the most international hat-tricks? And is Misbah the oldest Test captain ever?

Steven Lynch

'I thought of myself as someone who was going to take the fight to the bowler'

Oct 26, 2016: Gordon Greenidge talks about batting, opening the batting, playing in the West Indies, and limping between the wickets

Interview by Crispin Andrews

India news

Gavaskar, Kapil Dev voice issues with Lodha recommendations

Sep 25, 2016: Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev have joined the list of prominent commentators fielded by the BCCI to challenge some recommendations made by the Lodha panel

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IPL 2016 newsfile

Farmers before IPL - Gavaskar

Apr 8, 2016: A round-up of all IPL related news on April 8, 2016

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When Sunny made 438 look gettable

Sep 5, 2015: Had India pulled off a remarkable victory at The Oval in 1979, Sunil Gavaskar's 221 would be up there as the greatest Test innings

Martin Williamson

Corruption in the IPL

BCCI cites Ganguly, Gavaskar, Shastri related to clause change

Dec 17, 2014: The Supreme Court reserved its final order on the 2013 IPL corruption case with reference to the role of sidelined BCCI president N Srinivasan

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Sunny's last opus

Oct 30, 2014: Gavaskar was a different batsman in 1987, having shed some of his orthodoxy, and against New Zealand, he played the sort of innings few expected from him

India news

Gavaskar, Nicholas escape unhurt in road accident

Aug 12, 2014: Sunil Gavaskar and Mark Nicholas have been in a road accident while travelling from Manchester to London between the fourth and fifth Investec Tests, but went unhurt

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Sunny's little gem

Aug 5, 2014: Remembering Gavaskar's battling 57 at Old Trafford in 1971, an innings the man himself rates as his most satisfying

Nagraj Gollapudi

India news

Gavaskar released from interim BCCI role

Jul 18, 2014: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has been released by the Supreme Court from his role as the interim BCCI president for IPL matters

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