Sehwag praises Gavaskar on 66th birthday

New Delhi: Former Indian cricketer Virendra Sehwag paid a glowing tribute to legend Sunil Gavaskar as he turns 66 today.

Sehwag said that what the batting legend did without wearing a helmet the best batsmen of today would not be able to do by wearing all their equipment.

On his twitter account Sehwag wrote, “What Gavaskar did without helmet; it is difficult to for ppl these days to do with all equipment. If cricket were a film, Sunil Gavaskar is Sholay.”

The Nawab of Najafgarh said, “Happy Birthday to one of the greatest batsman of all time, Sunny Paaji! Wish you a long and healthy life.”

Gavaskar was the first man to score 10,000 runs in Test cricket and the first player to score more than 30 centuries. He was among the best batsmen in the world when he uses to play cricket.

The player represented India between 1971 till 1987; he played 125 Tests and 108 ODI’s. He has scored 10,122 runs at an average of 51.12.

With just one century from among 108 ODI’s he has scored 3,092 runs at an average of 35.13.