new Delhi. A mountain of sorrows has befallen Sunil Gavaskar, the former captain of the Indian cricket team. The mother of this great batsman passed away at the age of 95. Gavaskar’s mother Meenal was unwell for a long time. Being a part of the commentary team on Bangladesh tour, he was not with his mother at the last moment. Captain Gavaskar is very sad before the mother’s departure. Meenal had also fallen ill during the IPL this year, to meet whom he had left the bio bubble and came out.
Gavaskar, the former captain of the Indian cricket team, is very sad at this time. His mother Meenal Gavaskar has passed away at the age of 95. The reason for the former captain’s sadness is not being able to spend time with his mother at the last moment. He was not in India as he was busy with commentary during India’s tour of Bangladesh. Meenal was running ill for a long time.
Let us tell you that Meenal was the sister of Madhav Mantri, the former wicketkeeper of the Indian cricket team. Apart from Sunil, there are two sisters in the family. The names of the sisters are Nutan and Kavita. Meenal was ill for the last almost one year. This year, even during the IPL, his health deteriorated. Gavaskar left commentary and went out of Babo Babal to spend time with his mother. However, he returned after his mother’s condition improved till the playoffs.
Mother’s contribution in Sunil Gavaskar’s career
One of the greatest batsmen in the world, Sunil Gavaskar’s father is considered to have contributed more to his career than Manohar. When Sunil used to play with tennis ball at a young age, it is said that his mother used to accompany him. Mother used to bowl to him and he used to do batting practice.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : December 27, 2022, 07:00 IST