Sunil Gavaskar celebrates fiftieth anniversary of Take a look at debut, BCCI congratulates ‘Little Grasp’ with particular memento | Cricket Information | The Chhattisgarh

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Sunil Gavaskar celebrates 50th anniversary of Test debut, BCCI congratulates 'Little Master' with special memento

Sunil Gavaskar celebrates fiftieth anniversary of Take a look at debut, BCCI congratulates ‘Little Grasp’ with particular memento | Cricket Information

India’s cricketing icon Sunil Gavaskar on Saturday accomplished fiftieth anniversary of his Take a look at debut. The ‘Little Grasp’ made his debut for India towards West Indies on today in 1971. 
Reflecting again on his long-term affiliation with the game, Gavaskar mentioned that he can not imagine how 50 years went so previous and it appears like virtually yesterday.
“I can not nonetheless imagine 50 years have gone previous. It virtually appears like yesterday. Each faculty child’s dream is to play for India. That was my dream as properly,” Sunil Gavaskar advised Star Sports activities.
“I used to be given the India cap together with the blazer in addition to the sweaters earlier than the beginning of the tour. I had saved that cap in my equipment bag, I used to be decided to not use it until I truly performed for India. To place it on Day 1 was simply a tremendous, wonderful feeling,” Gavaskar added.
BCCI celebrated the occassion by presenting the Indian legend with a token of appreciation within the type of a particular cap. BCCI secretary Jay Shah introduced the cap to Gavaskar, the video of which was shared on BCCI’s Twitter deal with.  
Celebrating 50 years of Sunil Gavaskar’s Take a look at debut 
The cricketing world paid tribute to the legendary former India Captain Mr. Sunil Gavaskar on the event of his fiftieth anniversary of his Take a look at debut for India. @Paytm #INDvENG
Full video  https://t.co/k97YiyvcmR pic.twitter.com/za4Soq0yMh
— BCCI (@BCCI) March 6, 2021
In the meantime, former India cricketers additionally took to Twitter to prolonged their heartfelt messages to the batting legend. Listed here are just a few tweets:
A tribute to My Idol!  pic.twitter.com/l6nP89pUQi
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) March 6, 2021
50 yrs of sunny sir.. Congratulations Sir .. thanks for uplifting generations of cricketers #50yearsofsunnysir pic.twitter.com/PiBqbzX9lA
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) March 6, 2021
My hero – Our hero. 50 years since Sunny bhai made his debut. The unique celebrity of Indian cricket. Then, now, perpetually. Such a luxurious to have him so near the sport even now. Keep wholesome, pleased and evergreen Sunny bhai .. #Legend #Inspiration #Respect pic.twitter.com/3zexjRyw1F
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) March 6, 2021
Throughout his illustrious profession with Indian cricket, which spanned for nearly 16 years, Gavaskar went on to tumble and create a number of information. Thought to be one of many best batsmen within the conventional format of the sport, the Little Grasp went on to make 125 Checks appearances, through which he amassed 10,122 runs at a median of 51.12. He additionally had 34 Take a look at centuries and 45 fifties below his title.