Birth Name : Rohan Sunil Gavaskar
Date of birth : 20/02/1976
Place of birth : Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Category : Cricket
Rohan Gavaskar is a former Indian cricketer. He was born on February 20, 1976 at Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. His actual name is 'Rohan Sunil Gavaskar'. Rohan's parents are 'Sunil Gavaskar' he is also a cricket player and mother 'Marshneill Gavaskar'. He is married 'Swati Mankar', she is his childhood friend.
He completed his schooling at St. Xaviers Collegiate School, Kolkata, Bombay Scottish School. He is graduated from Ramniranjan Anandilal Podar College of Commerce and Economics.
Rohan was a son of famous cricketer 'Sunil Gavaskar'. Rohan was a left-handed batting and having attacking style than his father's, and he bowls a slow, gentle left-arm spin that has picked up crucial wickets at times for Bengal. Rohan was selected for the Indian cricket team to tour Australia in the year 2004, and made his ODI debut after Mohammad Kaif was forced out of the team due to injury. He did not make a lasting impression on the international game, and his last ODI came during the 2004 ICC Champions Trophy.
Bengal gave the opportunity for Rohan and he grabbed it. His first-class average keeps him forever on the fringes of higher honors, and he was a serious contender for a national one-day slot for quite a while before he finally got his chance, against Australia in the 2003-04 VB Series.
In the year 2007, Gavaskar signed a contract with Indian Cricket League, playing for the Kolkata Tigers which was declared unauthorized by BCCI. After breaking his links with the league, and returning to mainstream Indian domestic cricket, he was selected to play in the third season of the Indian Premier League for the Kolkata Knight Riders. In this match he played in his last first class match in 2009 and retired in 2012. Rohan was one among the 71 players granted amnesty by the BCCI in June 2009, marking his return to the official fold. Gavaskar announced his retirement from first-class cricket on 9th Feb 2012. Rohan played his first-class cricket for Bengal, scored 5073 runs in 75 matches.