Sunil Gavaskar Is First Batsman To Score 10,000 Runs, Name Is Many Big Records

Sunil Gavaskar Birthday 2023 – Sunil Gavaskar Is First Batsman To Score 10,000 Runs, Name Is Many Big Records:

Sunil Gavaskar is counted among the great batsmen of cricket history. Sunil Gavaskar is celebrating his 74th birthday today. Sunil Gavaskar was born on 10 July 1949 at Purandaria Hospital in Mumbai. Gavaskar played 125 Tests and 108 ODIs for India, scoring over 13,000 runs.

Record of making 10 thousand runs:

Sunil Gavaskar is the first to score 10,000 runs in the history of Test cricket. Sunil Gavaskar completed his 10,000 runs in Test cricket on 7 March 1987 while playing against Pakistan.

Before Sunil Gavaskar, no batsman could do this feat in Test cricket. Gavaskar scored 10,122 runs in 125 Test matches in his career.

34 Centuries in Test Cricket:

For a long time, Sunil Gavaskar held the record for scoring the most centuries in Test cricket. However, in 2005, Sachin Tendulkar broke the record of Sunil Gavaskar.

Sunil Gavaskar made his Test debut against the West Indies. During his first series, he scored 4 centuries and 3 half-centuries.

Made many big records:

The record of scoring four consecutive centuries at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium and West Indies’ Port of Spain is still in the name of Sunil Gavaskar.

No other batsman has so far been able to repeat this feat done by Sunil Gavaskar. Sunil Gavaskar holds another extensive record by becoming the fastest Indian to reach 5,000 runs.

Gavaskar was on top in his era:

Sunil Gavaskar is counted among the top batsmen in the world during the 70-80s. He was successful in playing excellent innings for India on many occasions.

There was a class visible in Gavaskar’s batting. The way he used to select his shots used to separate him from other batsmen.

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