Ajit Agarkar

Ajit Agarkar

Indian Right Arm Bowl

Personal Information

Date of Birth December 4, 1977
Nationality Indian
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.7 m)
Role All rounder / Right hand bat & Right arm fast medium
Past Team(s)
Family Fatima Ghadially (Spouse), Meena Agarkar (Mother), Balachandra Agarkar (Father), Raj Ajit Agarkar (Son)

Batting Stats

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Game Type Mat Inn R BF NO Avg S/R 100s 50s H 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 0 8 95 0 0 69 0
FIRSTCLASS 110 139 3336 0 23 28.75 0 4 16 145 0 0 37 0

Bowling Stats

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Game Type Mat Inn O R W Avg E/R Best 5w 10w
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

Ajit Agarkar News

India's T20 World Cup 2024 Squad Press Conference Highlights: We haven’t been discussing Virat Kohli’s strike rate, asserts Ajit Agarkar India's T20 World Cup 2024 Squad Press Conference Highlights: We haven’t been discussing Virat Kohli’s strike rate, asserts Ajit Agarkar
India's T20 World Cup 2024 Squad Press Conference Highlights: We haven’t been discussing Virat Kohli’s strike rate, asserts Ajit Agarkar
What did chief selector Ajit Agarkar say about not picking Rinku Singh in India’s 2024 T20 World Cup squad? What did chief selector Ajit Agarkar say about not picking Rinku Singh in India’s 2024 T20 World Cup squad?
What did chief selector Ajit Agarkar say about not picking Rinku Singh in India’s 2024 T20 World Cup squad?
"It was not whether KL is better or these guys are better" - Ajit Agarkar explains why KL Rahul missed out on Team India squad for 2024 T20 WC "It was not whether KL is better or these guys are better" - Ajit Agarkar explains why KL Rahul missed out on Team India squad for 2024 T20 WC
"It was not whether KL is better or these guys are better" - Ajit Agarkar explains why KL Rahul missed out on Team India squad for 2024 T20 WC 
"He had a feel for the game"- Ajit Agarkar believes artificial intelligence cannot replicate MS Dhoni's captaincy instinct "He had a feel for the game"- Ajit Agarkar believes artificial intelligence cannot replicate MS Dhoni's captaincy instinct
"He had a feel for the game"- Ajit Agarkar believes artificial intelligence cannot replicate MS Dhoni's captaincy instinct
Ajit Agarkar pushed Rohit Sharma, Rahul Dravid to hand India debuts to Dhruv Jurel, Devdutt Padikkal: Reports Ajit Agarkar pushed Rohit Sharma, Rahul Dravid to hand India debuts to Dhruv Jurel, Devdutt Padikkal: Reports
Ajit Agarkar pushed Rohit Sharma, Rahul Dravid to hand India debuts to Dhruv Jurel, Devdutt Padikkal: Reports

Ajit Agarkar: A Brief Biography

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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