Salaam Cricket 2018: This bowler troubled the mighty Sunil Gavaskar the most

first_imgSunil Gavaskar, the first man to breach the 10,000-run mark in Test cricket tamed the feared West Indies pace attack, played fearlessly against some of the most ferocious fast bowlers of all time, gave nightmares to Imran Khan and played some of the greatest knocks in recorded history.Despite all his heroics against the best of the best, guess which bowler troubled the mighty Sunil Gavaskar the most?Bruce Yardley of Australia. He was by no means a bad bowler. In 33 Tests, he picked 126 wickets at an average of 31.63. But for someone who had conquered some of the most fearsome pacers and wily spinners of all time, struggling against Yardley must have been a little weird.Salaam Cricket 2018: Sunil Gavaskar reveals why he once sported a moustache”Bruce Yardley of Australia,” Gavaskar replied when asked which bowler troubled him the most at Salaam Cricket 2018. “I wasn’t able to pick him up when he delivered the ball and he had a long run-up for an off-spinner. I was uncomfortable playing him.Salaam Cricket 2018: Gavaskar, Akram, Harbhajan leave audience in splits”I went to Chetan Chauhan during a match and told him I can take Len Pascoe and you take Yardley. He was like I was going to say the same but you would have misunderstood,” Gavaskar told the audience.For the record, Len Pascoe was an aggressive fast bowler who picked 64 wickets from 14 Tests.Did you ask your mother before coming here? Akram once mocked a young TendulkarDuring the course of an interesting conversation which also featured Akram, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-haq, Abdul Qadir, Harbhajan Singh, Mohammad Azharuddin, R Ashwin, Habibul Bashar, Muttiah Muralitharan and Madan Lal on stage, Gavaskar said the name Sunny bhai was given to him by Azhar and it stuck ever since.advertisementSalaam Cricket 2018: HIGHLIGHTSAnd what about Gavaskar’s most cherished moments?”India winning the 1983 World Cup, it was the supreme moment for me. The appeal was made for Michael Holding but my aim was to save the one run and then I heard from the audience that he was given out and I kept the ball in my pocket and believe me, Usain Bolt could not catch me.. the way I ran to the pavilion. I then went to the West Indies dressing room to get autographs,” he said.last_img read more

Guyanese Woman Caught With Cocaine in Her Hair Weave at Airport

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppBahamas, May 24, 2017 – Nassau – A woman from Guyana has been arrested at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) in Nassau for attempting to smuggle cocaine into the Bahamas concealed in her hair weave.Police report that alert Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) officers took the Guyanese woman into custody following the seizure of just over two pounds of cocaine on Tuesday afternoon.Shortly after 3pm, a team of officers assigned to the DEU conducted a search of a Guyanese female passenger, who had just arrived on a Caribbean Airlines flight from Suriname, at the Bahamas Customs arrival area at LPIA.During the search, one taped package containing cocaine was found concealed in a weave attached to her hair. The police have not yet released the identity of the woman.#magneticmedianews#guyanesewomancaughtwithdrugsatairport Related Items:#guyanesewomancaughtwithdrugsatairport, #magneticmedianews Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img read more