Sunil Gavaskar, who was a great batsman of his era, is counted among the greatest players of world cricket. Known as Little Master, this batsman made many records in his name. In the 70s and 80s, he faced dangerous fast bowling without a helmet. After retiring, he started his second innings as a commentator. Wrote columns in newspapers, gave his expert opinion as a TV presenter, but never turned to coaching.
Now after a long time, he has also disclosed the reasons for this on a YouTube channel. If Sunil is to be believed, he did not have the dedication and concentration that a national coach should have. According to Gavaskar, ‘I was a terrible spectator of cricket when I used to play. After getting out, he used to watch the match very intermittently. After watching the match for some time, he went to the dressing room and read something, then came out and started watching the match. I can’t see ball by ball like Vishwanath and that is a very important thing for a coach’s job.
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He came close to becoming the head coach in 2004 when he was appointed a consultant during the Indian team’s home series against Australia. Despite not becoming a coach, he helped Indian cricketers in every possible way. Improve the techniques of others with your own experience. From Sachin Tendulkar to Rahul Dravid and Laxman would come to him and share their problems without any hesitation.