Probably the most vivid image of cricketer Ravi Shastri that my generation, who were introduced to Channel 9 in the mid eighties, has is of former Australian Captain Ian Chappel handing over the keys of a brand new Audi car to the Man of the Series (Ravi Shastri) of the Benson and Hedges World Championship of Cricket .
It must have been the first time that any team (let alone the Indian team) celebrated a series win of this magnitude by driving around the stadium (with a few sitting on the bonnet pouring out the champagne)
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