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A giant painting on a cloth showing cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar being put up on stands to mark his 50th anniversary of Test debut, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Saturday, March 6, 2021. Gavaskar was felicitated by the BCCI on the 50th anniversary of his Test debut.

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Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar poses for photographs after being felicitated by the BCCI on 50th anniversary of his Test debut at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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Former cricketers Dilip Vengsarkar (R) and Sunil Gavaskar (L) attend the funeral of all-rounder Bapu Nadkarni at Shivaji Park crematorium, in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

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Former Indian cricketers Sunil Gavaskar, left, and Sachin Tendulkar speak during an event to announce the Road Safety World Series in Mumbai. The World Series will be an annual Twenty20 tournament played by retired cricketers from Australia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies and India.

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Former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar with US President Donald Trump at the Trump Bedminster Golf Course in New York. Gavaskar utilized the time between the limited overs and the test match series of the West Indies tour America to create awareness of the Heart to Heart foundation (h2h). This is in collaboration with the Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Hospital, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai which is providing free surgeries for children with congenital heart defects.

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Cricket Legends Sunil Gavaskar (2ndL) Sachin Tendulkar and Dilip Vengsarkar (R) along with MCA President Ashish Shelar (L) during the T20 Mumbai League Opening Ceremony in Mumbai.

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Cricket legends Sunil Gavaskar and Sachin Tendulkar during the launch of senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai's book 'Democracy's XI' in Mumbai.

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From left- TV anchor Harsha Bhogle, Rajdeep' mother Nandini Sardesai, Veteran cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, Mohammad Azharuddin, Sunil Gavaskar, Ajit Wadekar, Nari Contractor and Madhav Apte during the launch of senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai's (extreme R) book 'Democracy's XI' in Mumbai.

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Cricketers Shubhman Gill, Suresh Raina, R Ashwin, Sunil Gawaskar, and RPG Enterprises Chairman Harsh Goenka during the CEAT Cricket Awards, in Mumbai.

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Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar felicitates former women cricketers on behalf of BCCI before the IPL match between Delhi Daredevils and Sunrisers Hyderabad at Ferozshah Kotla, in New Delhi.

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Amarnath, Gavaskar and Sandeep Patil lit up humdrum Indian lives, most memorably in the summer of ’83. Can they rustle up something as magnetic in ‘Taste Match’, a programme for a food channel? A fiery curry and a spicy bread might be easy for Sandy and Jimmy. Sunny can take care of a cool, refreshing drink.

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Former Indian captains Ajit Wadekar, Kapil Dev, Sunil Gavaskar and Nari Contractor during the Legends Club felicitations function at CCI, in Mumbai.

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The black sherwani was the chief inspirer of raw, pacy talent in Pakistan; the jacketed and tracksuited stars the main outcome. No wonder, Imran, Wasim and Waqar have much to reminisce at the Eden Gardens. The unflappable Gavaskar follows their run-ups.

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West Bengal state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, former Indian cricketers Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan pose for the media ahead of the ICC World Twenty20 2016 cricket match between India and Pakistan at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

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Former Indian cricketers Sourav Ganguly and Ravi Shastri felicitate legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar at a function in Kolkata on Sunday.

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Amitabh Bachchan with Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar during the Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians IPL T20 match in Mumbai.

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Former Cricketer, Sunil Gavaskar calling on the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister, Narendra Modi with the Prime Minister of Australia, Tony Abbott, Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev and V.V.S. Laxman at the Civic Reception hosted by the Australian PM, at MCG.

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Prime Minister, Narendra Modi with the Prime Minister of Australia, Tony Abbott, Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev and V.V.S. Laxman at the Civic Reception hosted by the Australian PM, at MCG,

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Prime Minister, Narendra Modi with the Prime Minister of Australia, Tony Abbott, Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev and V.V.S. Laxman at the Civic Reception, at MCG, Australia.

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Cricketer Shikhar Dhawan receives an award from veteran cricketer Sunil Gavaskar and Industrialist Harsh Goenka during the CEAT International Cricket Awards 2014 in Mumbai.

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**FILE** Sunil Gavaskar, whose name has been proposed by the Supreme Court to Head the BCCI in place of N Srinivasan till the pendency of the spot-fixing case.

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Catch, 22 Yards Thwack went the ball over long-on, past the flash of agitated flannels, past the bowler with his head hung low. Then Sunil Gavaskar turned around, looked past the wicketkeeper swallowing a scowl, and bowed to the gallery. That's the Sunny spirit at a fashion show in Mumbai, commemorating 26/11 victims.

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Former Indian skipper Sunil Gavaskar being felicitated by Ajit Wadekar on occasion of Maharashtra Day at Ravindra Natya Mandir, Prabhadevi in Mumbai.

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Indian cricket captain M S Dhoni receives Border-Gavaskar trophy from former captain Sunil Gavaskar after winning the test series against Australia in New Delhi. India completed a 4-0 whitewash of Australia winning the fourth cricket Test by six wickets.

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Former India cricket team captain Sunil Gavaskar presents Indian Youngster of the Year award to Indian captain (U-19) Unmukt Chand during the 'CEAT Cricket Rating Awards 2013' in New Delhi.

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Former Indian cricket captains Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev wave to spectators as they take a ride in an open vehicle at a felicitation programme, organised by Cricket Association of Bengal, during the innings break of the second India - Pakistan ODI in Kolkata to celebrate the 25 years of Indo-Pak ODI.

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And a 36, Forever a limited edition set of Ulysse Nardin watches each honouring one of Sunny Gavaskar’s 34 Test centuries; each engraved with the name of the city he scored it in? A capital idea. The WI tours will stand the test of time; that ODI ton in Nagpur stands alone.

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Shiv Sena Executive President Uddhav Thackeray with former cricketers Sunil Gavaskar, Madhav Mantri (3rd from L) and Bapu Nadkarni (2nd from R) during the inauguration of World Cup Cricket Gallery in Mumbai.

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Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar stands by the wax statue of master blaster Sachin Tendulkar during the inauguration of World Cup Cricket Gallery in Mumbai. The gallery has been set up by BMC to keep memories of India's World Cup triumph alive.

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A Spinner’s Best Friend For the win against England in ’71, his nimble hands were instrumental. For B.S. Chandrashekhar (r), his close-in fielding was invaluable. Launching Eknath Solkar’s Cricket Academy, with Gavaskar, Vishwanath and Wadekar, was an opportunity to say thanks.

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Winner of the Ceat Special Award for contribution to V V S Laxman and winner of the Special Award for completing 10 years in International cricket Virendra Sehwag chat with Sunil Gavaskar during the awards ceremony in Mumbai.

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Talk time Gavaskar and Shastri are in the eye of a storm involving a conflict of interest

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The Mumbai duo rarely miss the BCCI line

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Former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar paying his last respect to the body of Sri Sathya Sai Baba in Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh.

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Left, with Gavaskar, Gundappa Vishwanath and Amitabh Bachchan in Mumbai at an event to felicitate Gavaskar and Vishwanath ontheir 60th year, in 2009

Sunil: Exemplar of classical batsmanship

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Maestro meets maestro: Gavaskar’s overseas record is a rare achievement; Sachin’s versatility in all forms is astonishing

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With Gavaskar in the late ‘90s

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Gavaskar at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai

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Crony club Gavaskar, Shastri served on IPL council

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Former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar prepares to give the Border Gavaskar trophy to captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, unseen, after India won the test series against Australia in Bangalore. India won the series 2-0.

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Cricket legends Sunil Gavaskar and Dilip Vengsarkar during a Mumbai Cricket Association meeting at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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Batting masestro Sachin Tendulkar speaks during a function to felicitate cricketing legends Sunil Gavaskar and GR Vishwanath for completing 60 years of their lives, in Mumbai.

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Amitabh Bachchan presents a copy of 'ICONS - Men and Women Who Shaped Today's India' to Sunil Gavaskar, at the release of book edited by Anil Dharkar, in Mumbai.

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Thursday May 8, 2008
Sunil Gavaskar has stepped down as chairman of the ICC's cricket committee, in a statement released by the International Cricket Council. Gavaskar, the first player to score 10,000 test runs, was chairman for eight years. The former opener said he could not continue in the post due to media commitments.

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