Former Indian skipper Sunil Gavaskar is remembered for dominating the opposition bowling together with his endurance. Gavaskar was the primary Indian to cross the ten,000 mark in Take a look at cricket.
He was one of the crucial fearless batsmen and performed with no helmet. Dubbed because the ‘Little Grasp’ by his followers, Gavaskar was the primary batsman to attain centuries in each innings of a Take a look at match contest thrice.
The 71-year-old, in a latest interview, named the 2 extra dominating bowlers of his period. Gavaskar picked Australia’s Jeff Thomson for his tempo and Andy Roberts of West Indies for his means to deceive well-set batters.
“Two bowlers whom I feared in phrases or tempo, and high quality of bowling. When it comes to tempo, I believe Jeff Thomson was the quickest and when it comes to the flexibility to get your out any time, it was Andy Roberts, with Malcolm Marshall, Richard Hadlee and Imran Khan only a bit beneath. However Andy had the nice means to get you out even in case you’re previous a 100. He was the bowler you needed to be most watchful towards,” Gavaskar informed the Cricket Analyst Present.
When requested about one of the best batsman from his enjoying days, Gavaskar was fast to call Windies’ Viv Richards.
“Who was one of the best batsman that I noticed? I believe all people agrees that it’s Viv Richards for the way in which he dominated the opposition assault. Simply took the sport away. So he’s bought to be one of the best opposition batsman that I’ve seen,” Gavaskar said.
The cricketer-turned-commentator lately made headlines when he identified the New Zealand’s marketing campaign towards England earlier than the World Take a look at Championship (WTC) remaining might backfire in the event that they lose the collection.