Personal information
Full nameSunil Manohar Gavaskar
Born10 July 1949 (age 70)
BombayBombay State, India
NicknameSunny, Little Master
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium
RoleOpening batsman
RelationsMadhav Mantri (uncle)
Rohan Gavaskar (son)
Gundappa Viswanath (brother-in-law)
International information
National sideIndia (1971–1987)
Test debut (cap 128)6 March 1971 v West Indies
Last Test13 March 1987 v Pakistan
ODI debut (cap 4)13 July 1974 v England
Last ODI5 November 1987 v England
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1967–1982Bombay
1980Somerset

Sunil Gavaskar (1971 – 1987) – Sunil
Gavaskar played 125 Tests and 108 ODIs for India. Gavaskar was a prominent batsman who first reached 10,000 run landmark in Tests. He did it at an average of 51.12.

He was well known for his aggressive batting style against the mighty West Indian attack. He was also the first player to break Bradman’s record of 29 centuries and went on to score 32 in Test.

He was the first person to score centuries in both innings of a Test match three times. He was the first Test batsman to score 10,000 Test runs in a career and now stands at number 12 on the group of 13 players with 10,000-plus Test runs.

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