Sunil Gavaskar played 125 Tests and 108 ODIs for India in which he scored 10,122 and 3,092 runs respectively.
Kapil's finest moment in the Indian jersey came when he led the team to a historic World Cup title at the iconic Lord's in 1983.
Kohli got a chance to interview Richards during India's tour of Caribbean and the latter had said he sees same passion for the game in the Indian skipper.
The former India captain feels that once the Australia government has now formally announced that 25 per cent crowd can turn up for sporting events, a World T20 in October looks more imminent.
Global sporting activities have come to a halt due the COVID-19 pandemic, jeopardising events like the 2020 T20 World Cup, scheduled in Australia from October 18-November 15.
Sunil Gavaskar said that facing Richard Hadlee in the latter's home conditions was difficult for the same reason.
Gavaskar did not reveal the contribution himself but a source close to him confirmed.
Dhoni, 38, last played for India at the 2019 World Cup in England where the Men in Blue were knocked out in the semi-finals.
First-time finalists India were beaten by 85 runs but the unbeaten run before that is an indicator that things are moving in the right direction, said Gavaskar.
The terms and conditions of allotment were revised in 1999, 2002, and 2007, but the foundation is yet to carry out any construction on this plot.
Nadkarni, 86, died on Friday following old-age related illness.
The 38-year-old has not played since that heartbreaking defeat but is likely to make a comeback with the IPL.
The iconic opener Gavaskar believes in the idea of India which will enable the citizens to pull through this hour of crisis.
Ranji Trophy will remain poor cousin of IPL until match fees are increased substantially: Sunil Gavaskar
"IPL dominates Ranji Trophy. Unless their match fees are increased substantially, it will be considered an orphan and poor cousin of Indian cricket," Gavaskar said.
While Gavaskar admits that in this case he made an 'emotional investment', he adds that he went ahead and did also having 'liked the vision of the founders.'