Former Indian cricketer, Rohan Gavaskar played 11 ODI matches in international cricket. While he could not have the same success as his father, the legendary Sunil Gavaskar, Rohan did a decent job as he amassed 151 runs, with his highest score being 54. He also took one wicket in his career. Like his father, Rohan Gavaskar decided to become a commentator after announcing retirement from all forms of the game.
Rohan Gavaskar is currently one of the members of the IPL 2022 commentary panel, but one of the fans tried to pull his leg by asking when he played and retired from cricket. Rohan gave a light-hearted response to that fan. He quoted the tweet and posted a photo of himself batting during his childhood days. Gavaskar captioned the photo as follows: “Proof that I did play cricket :)”
— Rohan Gavaskar (@rohangava9) April 1, 2022
While Rohan Gavaskar did not have a long international career, he played 117 first-class matches and 126 List-A games in his career. The southpaw had amassed 6,938 runs in first-class cricket at an average of 44.19.
His highest score in that format of the game was 212, whereas, in List-A cricket, his best score was 101*. While he was born in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, Gavaskar played domestic cricket for Bengal and even represented Bengal’s team in Indian T20 leagues.
He represented the Shah Rukh Khan owned Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the IPL, whereas in the ICL, he played for the Kolkata Tigers team.
Giving his views on the India U-19 World Cup-winning 2022 squad, Rohan Gavaskar recently posted on his official Twitter handle: “My feeling is that Dinesh Bana will be one of the u19 cricketers that a lot of ipl teams will keep an eye out for in the future.“
My feeling is that Dinesh Bana will be one of the u19 cricketers that a lot of ipl teams will keep an eye out for in the future. His ability to hit 6’s from the start is what makes him special and is exactly what ipl teams will be looking for in a lower order batter . #IPL
— Rohan Gavaskar (@rohangava9) February 7, 2022