From acting in films to singing songs, Gavaskar managed to live an interesting and illustrious life of which little is known to the masses
Sunil Gavaskar, the former Indian cricketer, is often regarded as one of the greatest opening batsman in Indian Test history. He has several records to his name. He has played as many as 125 Tests, scoring 10,122 runs while becoming the first batsman in the world to reach 10,000 Test runs, with a record of 34 centuries.
After his retirement in 1987, Gavaskar put his immense cricketing acumen to great use as a popular columnist for some of the leading Indian newspapers and magazines and as a widely respected television commentator. And he has completed more than 25 years into full-time cricket commentary.
Sunil Gavaskar and former Pakistan cricketer Imran Khan have acknowledged that they were very good friends during their playing days. Both of them have admired their abilities on the fields and they have also been great friends off the field, despite the differences between the two countries.