Big batsman Sunil Gavaskar being congratulated by West Indies legend Brian Lara at Queen’s Park in Port of Spain, Trinidad, where the second Test of the India-West Indies series is taking place. On the occasion of the 100th test, he greeted the former Indian boss.
Sunil Gavaskar shared the video of him being facilitated on his social media accounts. He was given a special memento by members of Queen’s Park Cricket Club on the occasion of the 100th Test amongst the team. The great hitter can be seen happy with the ceremony and also shared images on his accounts.
Sunil Gavaskar captioned his Instagram post: “With the ‘Prince of Trinidad’, Brian Lara, and Nigel Camacho, president of QPCC, after the nice congratulations from the Queens Park Cricket Club in Trinidad. My home away from home. Much love and gratitude to my fans in the West Indies.”
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Here is Sunil Gavaskar’s post:
Sunil Gavaskar has been a prolific runner against the West Indies. In 27 games he has scored 2749 runs at an average of 65.45. He also crushed 13 centuries against them, which is the most by any batsman. Apart from this he also has 7 half centuries on record.
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IND vs WI: Rahul Dravid shares his verdict on the historic 100th Test of IND vs WI
Indian Head Coach Rahul Dravid spoke about the 100th Test match between India and West Indies. He said the passion of the fans makes their rivalry special. He revealed that even when he walks around the Caribbean islands, fans remind him of his heroics. Speaking in a video posted on BCCI’s social media accounts, he said:
“India vs West Indies will always be special, whether they play here or in India. I think what really makes it special is the passion of the fans both on the subcontinent and even here for Test cricket. The fans, even if they can’t make it to every game, really love their test cricket and they can feel it on the islands.
“Wherever you go people talk to you about Test cricket, I find it amazing. I believe that the love and passion for the games on this island and India will always make this competition and rivalry special. The game has always been played in a very good spirit between the teams and I hope that continues.”
So far in 99 games West Indies have a superior lead as they have won 30 games while India took 23 games. The competition between the teams has been so high that 46 games also ended in a tie. The Indian side have not lost a series against the opposition since 2002.
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