Sunil Gavaskar 's love affair with the West Indies began as a 21-year-old when the toured the Caribbean to debut in international cricket. He scored a whopping 774 runs in four Tests . It isn't only the cricket, but Gavaskar also appreciates the West Indian flavour. Often, we see him recounting different stories from his many trips to the region since 1971. T hat he is a good mimic add to the effect when he turns into a raconteur.<p></p><p></p>&nbsp;<p></p><p></p> At the launch of Madhav Apte's autobiography , <em>As Luck Would Have It,</em><em> </em>Gavaskar narrated a hilarious incident, which took place during India's tour to the Caribbean in 1971. During one of the games, an opposition batsmen top-edged the ball and it soared high. As Eknath Solkar, one of the best fielders in the Indian team, settled underneath the skier, one of the spectators shouted, <em>"Solkaar! Solkaar! If you drop that, you can have my sista</em><em> [sister] </em>."<p></p>Solkar however took the catch. As some of the fielders gathered to congratulate him, skipper Ajit Wadekar said, "Nice catch! <em>Aikla ka kay boll</em><em> a?</em>" (Marathi for: Did you hear what was said ? ) "Yes," Solkar replied, "But, I could not see his sister ! "