Sunil Gavaskar Unhurt After UK Road Crash; God Saved us, Says Legend

Sunil Gavaskar was travelling to London amid torrential rains, after commentating in India's fourth Test against England at Manchester, when the Jaguar he was travelling in rammed into another vehicle.

updated: August 12, 2014 16:10 IST
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A file photo of former India cricketer Sunil Gavaskar during IPL 7.

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)

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