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Ajit Agarkar


ABOUT

BornDecember 4, 1977

Height5 ft 5 in (1.7 m)

NationalityIndian

RoleAll rounder / Right hand bat & Right arm fast medium

Relation(s)Fatima Ghadially (Spouse), Meena Agarkar (Mother), Balachandra Agarkar (Father), Raj Ajit Agarkar (Son)

BATTING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN RUNS BF NO AVG SR 100s 50s HS 4s 6s CT ST
ODIs 191 113 1269 1574 26 14.58 80.62 0 3 95 103 22 52 0
TESTs 26 39 571 1081 5 16.79 52.82 1 0 109* 83 3 6 0
T20Is 4 2 15 11 0 7.50 136.36 0 0 14 2 0 0 0
T20s 62 35 286 228 15 14.30 125.43 0 0 39 23 8 10 0
LISTAs 270 173 2275 0 43 17.50 0 8 95 0 0 69 0
FIRSTCLASS 110 139 3336 0 23 28.75 4 16 145 0 0 37 0
BOWLING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN OVERS RUNS WKTS AVG ECO BEST 5Ws 10Ws
ODIs 191 188 1580.4 8021 288 27.85 5.07 6/42 2 0
TESTs 26 46 809.3 2745 58 47.32 3.39 8/160 1 0
T20Is 4 3 10.3 85 3 28.33 8.09 2/10 0 0
T20s 62 60 195.2 1608 47 34.21 8.23 3/25 0 0
LISTAs 270 0 2220.2 10990 420 26.16 4.94 6/18 3 0
FIRSTCLASS 110 0 3022 9179 299 30.69 3.03 0 12 0
ABOUT

Ajit Agarkar Biography

Ajit Agarkar, born in Mumbai, is a former Indian cricketer who represented the Indian national team and Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy.

Agarkar led the Mumbai team to its 40th Ranji Trophy win.

Having bagged records like fastest fifty in ODIs and fastest fifty wickets in ODI for India, Agarkar have made a significant contribution to Indian cricket.

Debut

Ajit Agarkar made his Test and ODI debut in 1998 against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club and against Australia at Nehru Stadium respectively. He took the crucial wicket of Adam Gilchrist in his very first ODI.

He made his T20 debut against South Africa at The Wanderers Stadium on December 1, 2006.

Agarkar also played in the IPL editions and made his IPL debut with Kolkata Knight Riders against Royal Challengers Bangalore on April 18, 2008.

Rise to Glory

Agarkar played one of the best cameos against Zimbabwe when he reached his fifty in just 21 balls. He made the fastest ODI fifty for India.

Agarkar is also one of the few players who scored a Test century at Lord’s, having done so during the Indian Tour to England in 2002.

 

He further led India to winning side when his career best figures of 6/41 came at Adelaide in 2003 which helped India grab their first Test win in Australia in 20 years.

In 2002, he scored his career best 95 in ODIs against West Indies. In 2004, he smashed an unbeaten 40 in just 16 balls in an ODI against Zimbabwe, which helped Indian side to triumph once more.

Retirement

Agarkar announced his retirement in 2013 from all forms of cricket. He then managed to remain associated with the game by becoming cricket analyst post-retirement.

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