Sunil Gavaskar Height, Age, Net Worth, House, Affairs, Biography

Sunil Gavaskar Indian cricket in that watershed 1970-71 series. The 774 runs in four Tests that he scored in Caribbean in that debut series was a harbinger of 21-year-old’s precocity. Gavaskar’s cataclysmic presence transformed Indian cricket off the field as well. When he came into the Indian team, players got Rs 750 a Test; by the time he moth-balled his kit, annual incomes of cricketers had more digits than phone numbers — well, almost. His commanding stature and authoritative voice laid the foundation for the players to cash in when the country witnessed the boom of satellite television. The millionaire cricketers of today have to thank him a lot.
He was a key figure in many of fourth innings epics in cricket history: 102 out of 406 for four in Port of Spain — then the highest ever by a team to win the Test; 90 out of 347 against Australia at Bangalore in Tied Test II, and 221 out of 429 for nine in a historic draw against England at the Oval in 1979.

Sunil Gavaskar
He was the epitome of courage and consistency in the Golden Era of fast bowlers which had the likes of Dennis Lillee, Jeff Thomson, Andy Roberts, Michael Holding, Malcolm Marshall and Imran Khan testing the bats and bones of batsmen. The traditional struggle of India’s flat-track bullies on overseas soil against even bowlers of average quality should put Gavaskar’s worth in perspective. He did not have the freedom to bat aggressive, but when he did he scored a hundred off 94 balls against Malcolm Marshall and Michael Holding and an 85-ball century in a 1987 World Cup game against New Zealand.
He held the record for the most runs and hundreds in Test cricket and is the first of the two to score hundreds in each innings thrice. The timing of his retirement was as mellifluous as the timing of his shots:  96 in his final Test innings on a beast of a wicket against Pakistan in 1986-87; an elusive century in his penultimate one-day innings; and 188 against a World XI in his final First-Class match at Lord’s, the grand occasion of MCC’s Bicentenary.
Gavaskar has donned many hats: Sheriff of Mumbai, Vice-president of the MCA, BCCI president, ICC match referee, Chairman of ICC cricket committee and TV commentator. He has also been an author, singer and an actor.

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Sunil Gavaskar Height, Age, Net Worth and Biography

Sunil Gavaskar Biography 
Born Name Sunil Manohar "Sunny" Gavaskar
Nick NameSunny, Little Master
Age (as in 2017)68 Years
Profession Former Indian Cricketer
Height & Physical Stats
Height in Feet/Inches5’ 4”
Height in Centimeters163 cm
Height in Meters 1.63 m
Body MeasurementsChest: 40 Inches
Waist: 36 Inches
Biceps: 14 Inches
Weight in Kilograms70 kg
Weight in Pounds154 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt and pepper
International DebutTest: 6March 1971 vs West Indies at Port of Spain
ODI: 13 July 1974 vs England at Leeds
Coach/MentorNot Known
Jersey NumberNot Known
Domestic/State TeamsMumbai, Somerset
Batting Style Right-hand bat
Bowling Style Right-arm medium
Nature on fieldCool
Likes to play againstWest Indies
Records/Achievements (main ones)- He is the first Test Cricketer to make over 10000 runs.
- Before Sachin Tendulkar, he held the record for the highest number of Test Centuries (34).
- His record of highest runs (774) by a debutant is still unbroken.
- He is the only batsman to score 4 consecutive centuries two times, at Port of Spain and at Wankhede Stadium.
- His 58 century partnership with 18 different players is a record.
- By taking 100 catches in Test Cricket, he became the first Indian Cricketer (excluding wicket-keepers) to do so.
- In 1980, he was named one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year.
Personal Life
Date of Birth10 July 1949
Age (as in 2017)68 Years
Birth PlaceBombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Cancer
Profile ImageSunil Gavaskar
SchoolNot Known
UniversitySt. Xavier's College, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India
Educational QualificationsNot Known
Father name Manohar Gavaskar
Mother- NameMeenal Gavaskar
Sisters nameNutan Gavaskar, Kavita Viswanath
HobbiesWatching Wrestling Matches, Playing Badminton, Reading, Music
Controversies- In 2008, he was criticized for frequently criticizing his employers.
- In 2008, he delivered a controversial statement against the match referee Mike Procter during the Sydeny Test.
Marital StatusMarried
Wife NameMarshneil Gavaskar
Children Rohan Gavaskar
Affairs WithMarshneil Gavaskar
Favourite & Hobbies
HobbiesWatching Wrestling Matches, Playing Badminton, Reading, Music
Favourite CricketerRohan Kanhai, ML Jaisimha, Gundappa Viswanath
Favourite Shot Late Flick
Favourite Actor Paul Newman
Net Worth & Salary (approx.)
SalaryNot Known
Net Worth$30 million
Contact Address
AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Phone/Mobile NumberNot Known
Social Media ProfileFacebook
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