In 1971 the Little Master Sunil Gavaskar made his debut against West Indies in test.
Celebration of his 50th anniversary of test debut
In the ongoing England vs India 4th test on day three Sunil Gavaskar celebrate his 50th anniversary of his Test debut. On this occasion BCCI arrange a small event in the duration of the lunch break of the 4th test. BCCI secretary Jay shah gifted him a memento for his great contribution in Indian cricket.
Announcement of opening Instagram account
It is just not only the big news for him, another big and good news is he is going to join the social media platform on Instagram with a brilliant art work of Gavskar. In this occasion his Son Rohan Gavaskar also announced his father’s arrival on social media by his tweeter account. He wrote “Another debut !! This time on Instagram” with his father’s Instagram profile picture. Little Master also don’t have a tweeter account but may have soon.
Sunil Gavaskar’s test debut
Sunil Gavaskar made his test debut on India’s tour of West Indies where in the first match he scored 65 and 67, and india win the match, in the next match he scored his first ton. In the first innings he scored 116 and in the second innings he scored 64 runs. In the third match though in the first innings he can’t score big but in the second innings of this match he again scored a ton (117). And in the last match of that series he made his third ton and first double 100. In the first innings he scored 124 and in the second innings he scored 220 runs. In total he made 774 runs in his debut test series against a quality West Indies team. India won that series, which is the first test series win in West Indies.
Little Master Sunil Gavaskar also made his 10,000th run on this ground
On the Narendra Modi stadium, Ahmedabad where the India vs England test series is going, the little Master also made his 10,000th run on this ground in just 125 matches.
On the third day of the 4th test, BCCI celebrates his achievement, while his mate Murli Kartik and Laxman Sivaramakrishnan celebrating this moment with a tasty cake.