MUMBAI: Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar has joined the list of high-profile former India cricketers to get himself vaccinated to prevent himself against the dreaded Covid-19 virus. On Tuesday, Gavaskar, 71, received the Covishield vaccine shot in the city.
Since March 1, all the citizens above 60 and above 45, but those with comorbidities, are eligible for vaccination to prevent Covid-19. Gavaskar’s teammates from India’s 1983 World Cup winning side – Kapil Dev, Ravi Shastri, Sandeep Patil, Madan Lal and Balwinder Singh Sandhu have all taken the vaccine already.
On March 6, Gavaskar was honoured by the BCCI during the fourth and final Test in Ahmedabad on the occasion of completing 50 years since his international debut.