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‘There is no Indian batsman I’ve ever admired more than Sunil Gavaskar’

Shashi Tharoor stated that he was a huge fan of Sunil Gavaskar’s batting, but less a fan of his captaincy.



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Indian politician Shashi Tharoor recently opened up about the legendary Sunil Gavaskar, and stated that while he is a massive fan of the former Indian skipper’s batting, his captaincy left a lot to be desired.

In an exclusive interview with Indranil Basu on Sportskeeda Cricket’s Facebook page, the former diplomat opined that Sunil Gavaskar was perhaps a tad too cautious as a captain.

Shashi Tharoor said that many games under the original Little Master’s tenure could’ve been won with a little more risk-taking and aggression.

“Sunil Gavaskar, I’m a huge fan of his batting. I was less a fan of his captaincy because he was too cautious in my view as a captain.”

“He drew a few matches that he could have won, he could have gone for a victory but if you look at the scorecards of the Gavaskar era, there were too many matches drawn where India were at a considerable advantage but he would…

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