In the 1981 series that had been dogged by some inconsistent umpiring, a Dennis Lillee in-cutter caught Gavaskar plumb in front and umpire Rex Whitehead, standing in just his third Test, raised the finger.
No. 34: The 248 in Dhaka in 2004 was Tendulkar's highest score and it brought him level with Sunil Gavaskar's world record number of centuries. "I said to him my expectations are higher and I want not 40 but 50 Test hundreds from him," Gavaskar said. "When I saw Sachin play a flick wide of mid-on in the nets for the [Ranji] Probables team I knew here was a special talent." www.200th.in
Daily News & Analysis Axar Patel determined to prove Sunil Gavaskar wrong with consistent performancesDaily News & AnalysisLeft-arm spinner Axar Patel has taken Sunil Gavaskar's stinging criticism in his stride and says he is determined to prove the former India captain wrong with consistent performances starting with the five ODIs in Australia next month. Any established...Axar Patel Desperate to Prove Sunil Gavaskar's Critcism Wrong Read More