Manchester: Sunil Gavaskar was lucky to escape unhurt in a car crash while travelling from Manchester to London on Sunday after the completion of the third Test between India and England.
According to media reports, Gavaskar, who is part of the Sky Sports commentary team, was seated in a Jaguar with fellow-commentator Marc Nicholas and his close friend Chandresh Patel when he met with the accident.
It is learnt that the legendary opener was sitting on the left side of the rear while Nicholas was sitting beside the driver. A car coming from the opposite end collided with their Jaguar. (Also read: Pride of wearing India cap has gone down: Gavaskar tells NDTV)