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| On Apr 9, 2021 2:34 PM IST

Rohan Gavaskar Sunil Gavaskar Son – Age, Wife, Cricket Career, Commentary


Rohan Gavaskar made his debut against Australia in the 2003-04 VB Series.  In 117 First-Class matches, Rohan Gavaskar scored 6,938 runs at 44.19 with 18 centuries while also taking 38 wickets at 50.31. In List A, he scored 3,157 runs at 30.95 and took 58 wickets at 35.55. He did not do well in his 11 One-Day Internationals averaging 151 runs at 18.87 with a single fifty.

After realizing that his international career had come to a standstill, he opted to play for the Kolkata Tigers in the inaugural season of the rebel Indian Cricket League, ICL in 2007. After leaving the team, he was given a reprieve by the BCCI’s ban on players playing in the rebel league. In 2010, he announced his retirement from all aspects of cricket.

Personal Details

Height: 63 cm/5’4” feet

Weight: 70 kg

Rohan Gavaskar’s Father name: Sunil Gavaskar

Date of Birth: 20 Feb 1976

Place of Birth: Kanpur district, Uttar Pradesh, India

Rohan Gavaskar Wife and Children

Rohan Gavaskar Wife: Swati Mankar (married in 2003)

Children: Rhea Gavaskar

Residence: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

  • Rohan Gavaskar began Attending Xavier’s Collegiate School in Kolkata succeeded by Bombay Scottish School and then Ramniranjan Anandilal Poddar College of Commerce and Economics.
  • Sunil Gavaskar, Rohan’s father called him after the three players he respected the most: ML Jaishimha, Rohan Kanhai, and Gundappa Vishwanath. While his official name is Rohan Sunil Gavaskar, his father, preferred the name Rohan Jain Vishwa.
  • Rohan made his One-Day International (ODI) debut against Australia in Brisbane during India’s tour of Australia in 2003/04.Gavaskar only batted for a few minutes scoring only two runs.

  • Rohan Gavaskar scored his first half-century in international cricket in the eighth match of the VB season. He hit a masterful 54 off 62 balls to help India win the match by three runs.
  • He only featured in the first season of the ICL. Gavaskar signed a contract to play for the Kolkata Tigers in the Indian Cricket League, which the BCCI ruled was unconstitutional.
  • In 2012, Rohan Gavaskar declared his retirement from all aspects of cricket and followed in his father’s footsteps by joining as a commentator.