Jun 5, 2019ESPNcricinfo staffFacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintNewer World Cup Central entries are hereThe Indian team that’s started its World Cup 2019 campaign is among the most balanced, most powerful sides in the country’s ODI history, correct? They are the acme of athletic prowess, and therefore the best fielding team India have ever put out to, correct?Wrong, according to Sunil Gavaskar, who says the side that won the World Championship of Cricket in 1985 – who were already the reigning world champions then – were a fitter and better fielding side.”The 1985 Indian team that won the World Championship of Cricket had probably the best fielding team, even better than this one,” Gavaskar said during a panel discussion on the Aaj Tak channel.When anchor Rajdeep Sardesai expressed surprise, Gavaskar reiterated with some force: “That’s exactly what I’m saying. That’s exactly what I am saying. Look at me as much as you want, that’s exactly what I’m saying!”Gavaskar also held that players of the past were ‘fitter’ than current ones because they didn’t need frequent drinks breaks. “We were all fitter, because we lasted the whole game,” he said. “We didn’t have as many drinks on the field. Even in a T20 game, every… Read full this story
- Slaven Bilic insists Croatia are MORE talented now than France ’98 heroes but will struggle to make World Cup semi-final unless Luka Modric and Co ‘play the football of their lives’
- Ranveer Singh hugs Virat Kohli after India-Pakistan World Cup match, dances with Gavaskar on cult Hindi film song. Watch videos
- Now they can REALLY celebrate! U.S women's soccer team wins its FOURTH World Cup by beating Holland, 2-0, after Megan Rapinoe broke a scoreless tie on a penalty kick in the 61st minute and Rose LaVelle sealed the victory with a goal in the 69th
- 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Two high hurdles in India’s path
- 'I want to be a World Cup winning coach for SA' - Peterson
- India's series defeat to Australia proves why MS Dhoni is half the captain, Virat Kohli needs him at World Cup
- Women's World Cup: Revolution in Spain
- Women's World Cup: Alex Morgan's fight for equality reaches new heights
- Did England Avoid Humiliation by Failing to Reach the 2018 World Cup Final?
- World Cup opening ceremony: Everything you need to know
World Cup Central: Gavaskar calls 1985 fielding side better than current one have 383 words, post on www.espncricinfo.com at June 5, 2019. This is cached page on Sport Breaking News. If you want remove this page, please contact us.