Sunil Gavaskar


MUMBAI: The CHAMPS Foundation, started by Sunil Gavaskar in 1999 to recognize and assist former India internationals, is opening a new innings by launching a new and improved website - ChampsIndia.Org. 

Former India internationals who have fallen on hard times and are struggling to make ends meet, can now submit an online application for monetary assistance at ChampsIndia.Org/Beneficiaries. All submitted applications will be treated in the strictest confidence and dealt with accordingly.

Jun 15, 2020 20:06
MUMBAI: Indian cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar feels a realistic chance of conducting a shortened Indian Premier League (IPL) this year is in Sri Lanka from early September as Australia might end up hosting the World T20 in October after having successfully flattened the COVID-19 curve.
Apr 28, 2020 19:04
MUMBAI: Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar believes live sporting action may return only after another four-five months, when the coronavirus pandemic has hopefully been contained. The batting great was referring to India of course. South Korea and Taiwan are two big economies that are re-introducing sporting action under strictly controlled conditions. 
Apr 21, 2020 17:04
MUMBAI: Now here's a proposal that makes eminent sense considering the "force majeure" situation brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic roiling the world.   Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has suggested to India Today that India and Australia should swap the hosting rights of the next two T20 World Cups.
Mar 09, 2020 17:03
NEW DELHI: The legendary Sunil Gavaskar feels that time is appropriate to set the ball rolling for a full-fledged Women's Indian Premier League to unearth more talented players after the national team was outplayed in the T20 World Cup final by defending champions Australia.
Feb 27, 2020 20:02
MUMBAI: The upcoming 'Road Safety World Series' - a cricket league featuring legends who have retired from international cricket - is all set to kick off here from March 7, with the final on March 22. 
Oct 16, 2019 16:10
MUMBAI: What is a sure shot way to get the Indian cricket board on board with any cricket related activity, EVEN in its kingdom (read India)? Ensure it involves retired cricketers.
Feb 16, 2019 14:02
MUMBAI: The Champs Foundation - a brainchild of former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar - will be celebrating 20 years with a double wicket charity fundraiser at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday. Prominent ex-cricketers Saurav Ganguly, Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, Mohd Kaif, to name a few, will be seen in action along with leading corporate head honchos at the charity fundraiser.
Nov 13, 2017 13:11
MUMBAI: Commentators empanelled by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) might soon be barred from writing columns if the Lodha’s Committee’s recommendations regarding conflict of interest come into effect, Times of India reports.  Strangely, said diktat would not apply to Hindi commentators presently in contract with Star Sports, the report further notes.
Oct 27, 2017 14:10
MUMBAI: Indian cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar now has a cricket field in Louisville, Kentucky named after him, making the facility the first outside India to be named after an Indian player. 
Aug 10, 2017 12:08
NEW DELHI: Those enisted on BCCI's panel of commentators will likely have to sign an undertaking that they don't have any 'conflict of interest' as per the recommendations by the Lodha Panel. Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar, Sanjay Manjrekar, Murali Kartik and Harsha Bhogle, who is returning after a fall out with the BCCI post World T20 in 2016, have reportedly been short listed.