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Sunil Gavaskar Turns 69: 5 Records of The Original Little Master


Image credit: Instagram First to 10 000 Test runs

Sunil Gavaskar is one of the biggest names in Indian cricket, and probably the greatest Indian batsman ever. He was born on July 10, 1949 in Bombay. He was the first cricketer to reach 10,000-run mark in Test cricket


Image credit: Instagram Fastest to 1 000 runs

The first cricketer to make fastest 1000 runs - in 78 days and 6 Tests. Sunil Gavaskar holds the record for being the fastest cricketer to score 1000 runs. He reached the 1000-run mark in just 78 days, in six Tests.

Image credit: InstagramHeld record of maximum Test centuries till 2005

Sunil Gavaskar till 2005 held the record for scoring the maximum number of centuries in Test cricket. He scored 34 centuries in 125 Tests. However, Sachin Tendulkar broke his record for a maximum number of centuries. Ricky Ponting, Kumar Sangakkara and Jacques Kallis later on also went on to break Gavaskar's record of most hundreds in Test cricket.

Image credit: InstagramMost Runs in a debut series

Gavaskar's record of 774 runs, scored in his debut series against West Indies, still stands tall as the highest aggregate scored by a batsman on debut.

Image credit: InstagramLowest Strike Rate in ODIs

Sunil Gavaskar scored 36* in 174 balls against England in 1975. He holds the record of having the lowest strike rate in an ODI inning.

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