Former India cricket captain Sunil Gavaskar was one of the highly regarded players during his time and is the first player in the history of the game to reach the 10,000-run milestone Tests. Gavaskar, who was part of India's 1983 World Cup-winning side, made an undisclosed to the PM Cares Fund amidst the Coronavirus lockdown. Here, let's take a look at the latest Sunil Gavaskar net worth figure, his salary and other endorsements.
Sunil Gavaskar has a net worth of $30 million (₹226.82 crore as of 2020) according to celebritynetworth.com. According to celebnetworth.com, Gavaskar earns close to $4.75 million (₹35.92 crore) from his commentator duties for India matches, while an additional $2.5 million (₹18.9 crore) from having the same role in the IPL. The batting legend is also credited for setting up India's first sports management company, Professional Management Group (PMG) in 1985. It hosts popular sports awards shows such as the annual CEAT Awards in Mumbai.
Sunil Gavaskar became a popular commentator post-retirement. He was the Chairman of the ICC cricket committee before being forced to choose between his administrator and commentary duties. Gavaskar also became the first Indian cricketer to deliver the MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture and also served as an advisor to the Indian team during the series against Australia. Sunil Gavaskar was appointed as the interim President of the BCCI in 2014 to oversee the IPL 2014. Gavaskar acted in the Marathi movie Savli Premachi, while played a cameo in the Hindi film Malamaal.
Last week, Sunil Gavaskar donated ₹59 lakh to the fight the coronavirus pandemic. Mumbai cricketer Amol Muzumdar revealed the news first and expressed his gratitude. Rohan Gavaskar confirmed the news with a tweet and revealed the special reason for the specific donation. Sunil Gavaskar donated ₹35 lakh to the PM Cares Fund for scoring 35 centuries for Team India, while ₹24 lakh to the Maharashtra Chief Minister's Relief Fund for the 24 he scored for Mumbai.
🙏🏼- this was done last week . 35 because he scored 35 hundreds for India and 24 because he scored 24 for Mumbai . Prayers for everyone’s good health and that we are all safe and sound . 🙏🏼🙏🏼— Rohan Gavaskar (@rohangava9) April 7, 2020
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