Sunil Gavaskar
Cricket  /  Published 30.07.19

Selector hooks critics’ bouncer

He has been the target of many criticisms, but chairman of selectors MSK Prasad has rubbished all such talk and has hit back at his detractors. Prasad and his committee’s selections have been quest...
By Our Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta/New Delhi

Cricket  /  Published 11.07.19

Baffling not to send Dhoni before Pandya: Gavaskar

Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman had slammed India’s tactics after the defeat to New Zealand in the first semi-final of this World Cup on Wednesday. On Thursday, Sunil Gavaskar joined...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 09.07.19

Sunny Tales: Admiration for Sehwag & dislike for ‘High Command’ culture

Sunil Manohar Gavaskar, a former captain of India who alone did enough at a time India didn’t have many heroes in sport, turns 70 on Wednesday.In the lead-up, the icon interacted with The Telegraph ...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Manchester

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.07.19

Tuck in to the taste of state

Everyone has heard of the dosa, the famed south Indian rice-lentil pancake. But, at Radisson Blu, one of Ranchi’s most upscale hospitality addresses, the executive chef sometimes adds a tribal twist...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Cricket  /  Published 06.07.19

I was able to earn respect, which cannot be bought, says Dickie Bird

Harold Dennis ‘Dickie’ Bird set the benchmark for umpiring for over two decades, earning the respect of the greatest cricketers.On Saturday, Bird (a remarkably fit and alert 86 year old) spoke to ...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Leeds

Cricket  /  Published 30.06.19

Sunny stays back, but event gets cancelled!

Sunil Manohar Gavaskar, it is gathered, stayed back to attend a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) “function,” before the toss on Sunday, but it got scrapped without the legend being inf...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Birmingham

Sports  /  Published 21.02.19

We’ll lose by not playing Pak: Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar feels India stand to lose if they decide not to play Pakistan in the World Cup. The legend, however, clarified that he would support whatever decision the government takes regarding thi...
By Our Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta/NewDelhi

Sports  /  Published 07.01.19

Captain Grace’s proudest moment

 Monday didn’t see a single ball bowled at the SCG, but it was a huge day for India’s cricket. Naturally, equally big for Virat Kohli.Yet, despite achieving what no captain from Asia had, in ...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Sydney

Sports  /  Published 28.12.18

Srini’s function brings CM & Stalin together

Narayanswami Srinivasan pulled off what very few could have: Getting together Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and the leader of the Opposition, M.K. Stalin, under one roof for a priv...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Chennai


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