Bapu Nadkarni is best remembered for bowling 21 consecutive maiden overs against England in a Test match in Chennai.
Sunil Gavaskar also said that Ranji Trophy will remain a "poor cousin" of the cash-rich IPL until the player's match fee in the country's premier first-class tournament is substantially increased.
Former India batsman Sunil Gavaskar lavished praise on Mohammed Shami, who finished 2019 with 42 wickets in ODI cricket.
Sunil Gavaskar feels wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson will get his opportunity "sooner than later" to showcase his talent.
Sunil Gavaskar took a jibe at India skipper Virat Kohli by reminding him that India used to win in '70s and '80s as well.
Sunil Gavaskar was appointed interim president in 2014 but has never held the position as a full-time administrator.
India will play their first day-night Test against Bangladesh at Eden Gardens from November 22, beginning a whole new chapter of cricket in the country.
Ravichandran Ashwin picked up his 27th five-wicket haul on Day 3 of the first Test against South Africa.
Sunil Gavaskar's comments came in the wake of accusations that players and officials of the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) have been involved in match-fixing.
Sunil Gavaskar asked the audience, "who should bat at number four", in a way which Amitabh Bachchan asks in his show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC).
MS Dhoni has been out of the Indian team for a while and though he has not yet announced his retirement, it has become a topic of discussion almost on a daily basis.
Steve Smith's formative coach criticised Australia's alleged aversion to unconventional batting styles.
Despite a non-conventional action, Jasprit Bumrah's line and length, coupled with pace and bounce, have proved to be nemesis for many batsmen.
Ravichandran Ashwin's exclusion from the playing XI in the first Test against the West Indies did not go well with former India player Sunil Gavaskar.
Shreyas Iyer scored 71 off 68 balls -- his third half-century in eight ODIs -- to help India post a score of 279 for seven against the West Indies.
Sunil Gavaskar mentioned that the rumours of a rift among players are often given wings by a frustrated player in the squad.
Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar took to Twitter to oppose Sunil Gavaskar's views on Virat Kohli's captaincy and the Indian selectors.