Agence France-PresseMarch 28, 2014 07:49
As a record-breaking Test opener and captain of India, Sunil Gavaskar was renowned for his stout defence on even the stickiest of wickets.
Now he will have to display the same qualities of defiance and immaculate foot-work as he steps to the crease for India's troubled cricket board.
"As an opening batsman, you must be ready for all kinds of challenges," Gavaskar said after the Supreme Court recommended he take over as interim president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
"I will do everything to the best of my abilities," he told the NDTV network.