When Slee bowled Sunny

BILL Slee comes across as a fairly quiet, unassuming sort of bloke.

Bill Slee with Indian legend Sunil Gavaskar on December 4, 1980. Hours earlier Slee had bowled the ‘Little Master’ for a second-ball duck.

Bill Slee with Indian legend Sunil Gavaskar on December 4, 1980. Hours earlier Slee had bowled the ‘Little Master’ for a second-ball duck.

The 64-year-old is mostly known locally in sporting circles as the captain of the Wentworth Golf Club – and he doesn’t mind it that way.

But 38 years ago on Tuesday this week, coincidentally as Australia and India clash in Test cricket for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, Slee did something that would have most still talking about to this day – he knocked over Indian great Sunil Gavaskar for a second ball duck.

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