Today is the birthday of former Indian opener Sunil Gavaskar, popularly known as the Little Master. Sunil Gavaskar has made many records in cricket, many of which have been broken, but some remain out of reach of other players.
Today we are going to talk about the six major records of Sunil Gavaskar, who retired from cricket 34 years ago in 1987, which are still not broken. Former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar still holds the world record for scoring the most runs in a five-match debut series.
In the 1971 debut series against West Indies, he scored the highest 774 runs with the help of four centuries. He has scored the highest number of 8,511 runs in Tests at the number-1 position.
England's Graham Gooch (7,598) is in second place in this matter.
He also holds the record for most centuries against West Indies. He has scored 13 centuries in 27 Tests against this team. Gavaskar scored 2,749 runs against West Indies. This is also a record that has not been broken.
Sunil Gavaskar is the Indian batsman to score the most centuries in the fourth innings of a Test. He has scored 4 centuries in the fourth innings.
Sunil Gavaskar is also the only batsman from India to score a century in both the innings of Test three times.