[ad_1] Happy Birthday Sunil Gavaskar: 'Little Master', who bossed West Indies when they were ruling world cricket

Happy Birthday Sunil Gavaskar: 'Little Master', who bossed West Indies when they were ruling world cricket

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The Little Master, Sunil Gavaskar, who was the first cricketer to breach the 10,000-run mark in Tests turns 74 on Monday, July 10

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Sunil Gavaskar who is still the third highest Indian run-getter in Test cricket, has had his best days in the format against the West Indies

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Gavaskar bossed the West Indies, when the two-time world champions were ruling world cricket

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In 27 matches (48 innings) against the West Indies, Sunil Gavaskar has amassed 2,749 runs

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Gavaskar scored 2749 runs against the West Indies at an average of 65.45, which is his personal best run-tally against an opponent and second best average

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The Little Master slammed 13 centuries against the West Indies in Tests, which is five more than his second best (against Australia)

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If his performances in the Caribbean are concerned, he took them a few notches higher

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Gavaskar averaged 70.20 in 13 Tests he played in the West Indies, scoring 1404 runs

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Sunil Gavaskar finished his career with 10,122 runs at an average of 51.12 in 125 matches and he last played in 1987 - a true blue legend of Test cricket

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