“National Asset”: Ravi Shastri on His Audi 100 World Championship Prize in 1985. Ravi Shastri share some nostalgic photos of his Audi100, which he won after being name Player of the Tournament in India’s famous World Championship victory in 1985.
Former Indian cricketer Ravi Shastri shared some nostalgic photos of his Audi100, which he won after being name Player of the Tournament in India’s famous World Championship victory in 1985. Team India, led by Sunil Gavaskar, had defeated Pakistan by eight wickets in the tournament’s final match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
“National Asset”: Ravi Shastri on His Audi 100
“Nostalgic as it can get! This is a national asset. This is #TeamIndia’s @AudiIN @SinghaniaGautam,” Ravi Shastri tweeted.
Shastri delivered an all-round performance in the iconic tournament, scoring 182 runs in five matches and also taking eight wickets.
Shastri began commentating after retiring from cricket and quickly rose to prominence in India. He later coached the Indian national team.
Moreover, Under Shastri, Team India played 43 Tests, winning 25 and losing 13.
Not to mention, Shastri and company have a strong track record in England. In 2021, Team India leads the five-match series 2-1, with the final match scheduled for this year.
Another accomplishment during Shastri’s tenure was winning the prestigious Border-Gavaskar trophy at home against Australia in 2019 and 2021, respectively.
Under Shastri, India played 76 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and 65 Twenty-Twenty-Innings (T20Is). The Men in Blue won 51 One-Day Internationals and 43 Twenty-Twenty-Innings.
The Men in Blue dominated bilateral series, but Shastri and Virat Kohli were unable to bring home the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup title in 2021, which also happened to be Shastri’s final assignment.