27 October 2018, a Memorable Day, for Deccan Gymkhana and Cricket Department of Deccan Gymkhana in particular. All eagerly waited for Legend to arrive and as his reputation goes the Legend arrives on dot 10 AM driven by Sunandan Lele, an international fame Sports Reporter.
Legend was welcomed by Senior Members and Office Bearers. Sunny was very appreciative seeing the renovated Talim Pavilion and very well maintained Cricket Ground. Knowing his liking for nature and greenery, a tree plantation of Night Blooming Jasmine (Raatrani) was organized as per his choice.
Gavaskar went around the Pavilion to see the setup and was impressed seeing the various Trophies in kitty of Deccan Gymkhana and happily autographed a Cricket Bat which will remain as Memento of his visit.
He was very impressed with all the Sports Facilities available at Deccan Gymkhana seeing from Terrace of Club House Building. Tea with Gavaskar was attended by many Cricket Lovers where he fluently answered many tricky questions and gave a Live Demonstration of the Secret behind his Concentration related to Tea and Glucose Biscuits.