G R Vishwanath to receive Castrol Lifetime Achievement Award
The former India captain, who epitomized elegance and excellence on and off the cricket field, is to receive the CASTROL LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN CRICKET Award.
G R Viswanath represented India in 91 Tests from 1969 to 1983, and scored 6,080 runs, inclusive of fourteen centuries. Each of his hundreds was either match-winning or match-saving. Cricket-lovers in India and abroad will never forget his 139 against the West Indies at Kolkata in 1974-75, 112 against the same team at Port of Spain in 1975-76, and 114 v/s Australia at Melbourne, all of which helped set up famous victories.
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