Indian cricketer who anticipated the shots at forward short leg. Eknath dhondu solkar born.
Eknath dhondu ekky solkar pronunciation help info 18 march 1948 26 june 2005 was an indian all round cricketer who played 27 tests and seven one day internationals for his country.
Eknath solkar. He was famous for his outstanding close fielding. Download images watch videos online. He was born in bombay and died of heart attack in the same city at the age of 57.
Tue 13 sep 2005 21 29 edt. Eknath solkar was a gutsy all round cricketer renowned for his brilliant close catching who was a regular in the india side during the early seventies. Eknath solkar one of india s finest fielders was an inspiration off the field too he grew up in a one room hut with his parents and five siblings.
He finished his 27 test career with 1 068. Eknath solkar was a former indian cricketer who represented india in 27 tests and 7 odis. India player pages full name.
He was born in 1948 in mumbai maharashtra. He was a left handed batsman and a left arm medium pace bowler and also a left arm slow bowler as he could bowl fast as well as slow. Solkar was a capable bat with a test century to his name and he could bowl fast as well as slow.
He died on june 26 2005 in mumbai maharashtra india. 26th june 2005 mumbai maharashtra india major teams. Find solkar s records biography centuries runs wickets.
Born in mumbai in 1948 eknath solkar is best remembered for his outstanding catches that helped india achieve their first series win against england in 1971. Eknath solkar was born on march 18 1948 in bombay state of bombay india. His fielding and catching contributed substantially to the success of.
How sport inspires beyond cricket. Even if he had not been a gritty lower order batsman who bowled left arm seam with the new ball and spin with the old eknath solkar would still have been remembered by. 18th march 1948 bombay now mumbai maharashtra india expired on.