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Ajit Wadekar

Ajit Laxman Wadekar (born 1 April 1941 in Bombay, India) is a former international cricketer who played for India between 1966 and 1974. Described as an aggressive batsman , Wadekar made his first-class debut in 1958, before making his foray into international cricket in 1966. He batted at Number three position and was considered to be one of the finest slip fielders.

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Bishen bedi, Ashok Mankad, Abbas Ali Baig, Ajit Wadekar and Sandeep Patil were all designated as cricket manager from 1990 to 1996
Happy Birthday to a former India captain who led them to their first Test and series win in England, Ajit Wadekar!
I agree. I thought of Kapil Dev but then felt that given 4 max options, Ajit Wadekar did better with the test team
I think these words were ajit wadekar's
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caught in conversation with Ajit Wadekar at South Africa in 1992
They won two overseas Test series - West Indies in 2006 and England in 2007. Dravid is the only India captain other than Ajit Wadekar
they had lost four wicket Ajit Wadekar was requesting Dilip to save Yr father hammered double ton 2/2
Whoa! Ajit Wadekar is following me now. (As in his car is following mine)
An evening with Great Ajit Wadekar Sir .. Cricket was made passion during his time only.. The hero who brought...
Happy birthday to cricketers David Gower, Ajit Wadekar and
Q..By God's Decree', 'Cricket my style' and 'Straight from the Heart' are the autobiographies of which Indian cricketer ? (A) Sunil Gavaskar (B) Ajit Wadekar (C) Sandeep Patil (D) Kapil Dev
The match-fixing controversy took a dramatic turn when a Doordarshan television programme Aaj Tak reported that Manoj Prabhakar, who named Kapil Dev as the one who made him the dubious offer to underperform, possesses taped conversations with BCCI secretary Jaywant Lele, Former Indian team physiotherapist Ali Irani, former team manager Ajit Wadekar, former Test player-turned-commentator Ravi Shastri and another ex-Test player Navjot Singh Sidhu. Aired in a dramatised form, the conversations seemed to indicate that Former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin, Ajay Jadeja and Kapil Dev were all involved in match-fixing. The text of the dramatised versions on Aaj Tak follows : Between Prabhakar and Lele: Lele: There are total three people, Mohammad Azharuddin, Ajay Jadeja and Kapil Dev. If not Jadeja, this is Kapil's game. But I don't have any proof. Prabhakar: Why, then, did you make Kapil the coach? Lele: It was a big mistake. I swear on my wife that I had told Jagmohan Dalmiya about it. And I told Dalmiya t ...
For Sachin Tendulkar, an ideal coach is like a friend to the players and it makes no difference if he is an Indian or a foreigner since it only his performance that matters. A day after his retirement, Tendulkar addressed the press in Mumbai on Sunday. "I don't think it is about whether it is a foreign coach or an Indian coach. It's more about how consistently one can bring about results. A proper coach is one who understands the players and is more like a friend," Tendulkar said in his first interaction with media as a retired cricketer. "We all know how to play the cover drive but when you have a technical problem, one should be able to sit and sort out with the coach. It's what you put between those two ears," Tendulkar replied to a question on whether he preferred foreign or Indian coaches. In 24 years, Tendulkar has played under managership of Bishan Singh Bedi, Abbas Ali Baig, Ajit Wadekar, Sandeep Patil, Anshuman Gaekwad, John Wright, Greg Chappell, Chandu Borde, Lalchand Rajput, Gary Kirsten and D ...
Former captains David Gower of England, Stephen Fleming of New Zealand and India's Ajit Wadekar, were born on April Fools' Day (April1)
Those who are still missing Dada, be informed that some people also miss Lala Amarnath & Ajit Wadekar
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.First in Cricket for India. *First Cricket Club in India: Calcutta now Kolkata (1792) Calcutta cricket club *First test match played in India: India v/s England in Eden Gardens,(Calcutta) (result draw) (5-8 Jan 1934) *First Indian Captain and the third in history to have led his team to victory after being enforced to follow on - against Steve Waugh's Australia in 2001-02: Sourav Ganguly *First Cricket Stadium: Eden Gardens in Kolkata *First Test Victory: Against England At Madras *Cricket tournament: The Bombay Triangular (1905–1911) which later became the Bombay Quadrangular (1912–1936) *First Indian Captain to win more than 21 test matches as a captain: Mahendra Singh Dhoni *Test match: Against England at Lord's, 25 June 1932 *Captain in Tests: C. K. Nayudu for the 1932 tour of England. *ODI captain: Ajit Wadekar. *Cricketer to score a century in a Test match: Lala Amarnath, 118 against England in December 1933 at Bombay Gymkhana grounds. *First Indian to score the highest runs in a World Cup: Sou ...
Former caption of the Indian Cricket team, Ajit Wadekar is conferred which of the following awards for the year 2010? (a) Bharat Ratna (b) Khel Shri Award (c) Dronacharya Award (d) Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award (e) None of these
I am reminded of the famous dialogue by Sunil Gavaskar (or was it Ajit Wadekar) --- " It is better to go when people ask why do you go than why don't you go "
Ajit Wadekar introduced Sachin to his coach Ramakant Achrekar
Thank you for joining us on We wish David Gower, Stephen Fleming, Ajit Wadekar and M Vijay a very happy birthday once again.
In this session of we have a look at 3 cricketers who celebrate their birthday today. David Gower, Ajit Wadekar and Stephen Fleming.
Runs and Ruins, Idols and One-Day Wonders are all books written by which of these cricketers? a. Dilip Vengsarkar b. Sunil Gavaskar c. Ajit Wadekar d. S Venkatraghavan
chetan:6 manpreet:4 kunal, akarsh, santosh:2 ankit, aakash sharma:1 Q7. Who was the captain of the Indian team which won the first test match on a foreign soil? a. Ajit Wadekar b. Md. Azharuddin c. Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi d. Kapil Dev ***m
Q1. Who was the captain of the Indian team in 1975 World Cup? a. MAK Pataudi b. Ajit Wadekar c. S Venkataraghavan d. Sunil Gavaskar ***m
Ajit From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Ajith) Look up Ajith in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Ajit , variously spelled Ajith, Agith, Ajay, Aje or Ajeet (Sanskrit: अजित) is a common male name derived from Sanskrit. The name is used in various forms in India nationwide and Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The name means invincible or, literally, he who has not been conquered, from the Sanskrit a (not) and jita (conquered). In Hindu mythology, it was a name for both Shiva and Vishnu. Some notable people who share versions of this name are: Ajith Kumar, a popular Tamil film actor Ajit Agarkar, an Indian cricketer Ajit Bandyopadhyay (character), a fictional character in the detective series Byomkesh Bakshi Ajit Bandyopadhyay (actor), a Bengali actor Ajit Jain, an Indian-born businessman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group Ajit Jogi, a member of the Indian parliament Ajit Wadekar, a Former Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian national cricket team Ajit, screen na ...
Just back after an Arthroscopic Knee Surgery under short GA ---45 Mins stat , Back from OT & walking. I join the league of dignitaries like Tendulkar , Vajpayee , Suresh Raina , Yuvraj Singh , Ajit Wadekar, Ravi Shastri & others to be operated by the One & Only Dr. Anant Joshi , Arguably one of the best Orthopedic surgeons for Sports Injury in town !!
Last time I played cricket before yesterday was 48 years ago. At that time India never won but we were still happy listening to India play. Indian spinners (Bedi, Prasanna, Venkat, Chandra) were good, but we rarely won. However they were still considered world class. Why? Where was the media? Indian tailenders did not bat at all but we still did not think they should be removed from the team for not fielding or batting. It was not their job. T20 was possibly a figment of imagination in a science fiction writer’s mind All test matches would end in a draw. No match referee, no review system, and umpires were free to be biased towards the home team Ajit Wadekar, Pataudi were considered world class captains? Why? Madan Lal was considered a good fast bowler. Why? His name was once mis-spelt as Madam Lal. And he definitely did not study Physics and understand momentum. His run up was long but before delivering the ball he would do a high jump, land, think on what he should do, re-think, rotate his arm and th ...
Ajit Wadekar, Dilip Vengsarkar and Rahul Dravid who had attended the golden jubilee celebration of a city-based sports club at Bhuvaneshwar, felt the current team should be led by MS Dhoni.
Sports Times of India India will find it difficult to beat us in Pakistan: Saeed Ajmal Indian Express - Jan 8, 2013 Karachi: Buoyed by their recent success in India, off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has challenged the arch-rivals to beat Pakistan in their own backyard. The Hindu Old talent, long wait Daily News & Analysis - 43 minutes ago Ambati Thirupathi Rayudu. Say it again. Has a ring to it, right? Rhythmically speaking, the man's batting takes the cake. The featherbed at the Wankhede Stadium, hosting the Ranji Trophy quarterfinal tie between Mumbai and Baroda, has produced no less ... Zee News Dilip Vengsarkar, Ajit Wadekar bat for MS Dhoni Indian Express - 59 minutes ago Former Indian captains Dilip Vengsarkar and Ajit Wadekar batted for current skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni who has been facing a lot of criticism of late for the cricket team's failures. The Hindu Pujara double virtually ensures Saurashta's semifinal entry The Hindu - 9 hours ago Cheteshwar Pujara scored a blistering unbeaten 261 (275b, 40 ...
WOW :) :) Had an Awsum day D.Y.Patil Sports Stadium from VIP Pavilion Stand to watch practice match...but but...met & almost all dignitaries from Mumbai Cricket Association from the old Legendary International Players who played Ranji Cricket for Ajit Wadekar, Dilip Vengsarkar for MCA President, Abey Kuruvilla, Sudhir Naik, Ghulam Parkar, Khandu Rangnekar, Karsan Ghavri,etc,etc...to Cheteshwar Pujara, Shikhar Dhawan & had a close glance on all England Players :) :)
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Name the Cricketer, who was appointed as the Chairman of the five member senior selection committee of BCCI on 27 September 2012. (a) Bishan Singh Bedi (b) Ajit Wadekar (c) Sandeep Patil (d) E.Prasanna
Sunil Gavaskar has been awarded the CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award by the BCCI for 2012. Gavaskar, a former India captain, will receive Rs 25 lakh (approx US$46,600), a trophy and a citation at a BCCI awards ceremony. The prize money that goes with the award has been raised from Rs 15 lakh (approx US$28,000), which Ajit Wadekar received last year.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni's "tactical errors" and the poor form of some senior players were the main reasons for India's early exit from the World Twenty20, according to former cricketers who said that there was no need for making drastic changes in the team despite the debacle. While Dhoni came under fire for some of his "tactical blunders", some former cricketers like Sunil Gavaskar were not in favour of changing the captain or making too many changes in the team. India failed to qualify for the semifinals of World Twenty20 on net run rate and former cricketers said the team's repeated failures in this format should be analysed and corrective measures should be taken. Former Indian captains like Gavaskar, Anil Kumble, Dilip Vengsarkar and Ajit Wadekar and a host of other ex-cricketers felt that a combination of factors led to India's ouster from the World T20. Some of Dhoni's decisions also evoked criticism from the former players. "Indian cricket is now at the crossroads. We have not been able to do well in ...
Dravid wins Test player of the year award The Castrol awards for cricketing excellence honoured men as diverse as Ajit Wadekar, who bagged the lifetime achievement award, and Unmukt Chand, who topped the ‘Junior cricketer’ category. Strangely, the biggest award winner Indian cricketer of the year M.S. Dhoni, was conspicuous by his absence. Another absentee was special awardee Yuvraj Singh. Rahul Dravid walked away with the Test-cricketer-of-the-year award, while the limited-over category honours went to Suresh Raina and Sachin Tendulkar took the batsman-of-the-year trophy. There was also a warm passing of the baton moment as the great E.A.S. Prasanna handed over the best bowler award to R. Ashwin. Other awards: Performance in the World Cup: Yuvraj Singh; 100th hundred: Tendulkar; Extraordinary double century in ODIs: Virender Sehwag; Performance under pressure: Gautam Gambhir (World Cup final); Stand-out performance under pressure: Virat Kohli.
Ajit Wadekar receives Lifetime achievement award & Unmukt Chand is Castrol Junior Cricketer of the year
Describing Sachin Tendukar as 'Kohinoor' of cricket, former captains Kapil Dev and Ajit Wadekar said the milestone man should be conferred Bharat Ratna - India's highest civilian award. The record of highest International runs (30,000+*) and centuries (100*) already by his name, Tendulkar on Wednes...
they are icon as they have commercial value! for us still icon is Ajit Wadekar, or Erapalli parasanna, or chandrashekher>>
Heard interesting stories from former cricketers..best was Ajit Wadekar's!
Today is birthday of former Test cricketer Ajit Wadekar(b1941), 1st Indian captain to achieve overseas series victories. Happy b'day to him!
some great cricketers born on the april fool's day. David Gower (eng) -1957 Ajit Wadekar (ind) -1941 Stephen...
Famous cricketers who were born on : Ajit Wadekar, David Gower, Stephen Fleming & Murali Vijay
HAPPY Birthday Ajit Wadekar. The first Indian captain to achieve series victories on tours to the West Indies...
Test cricket player, captain, coach,manager and Chairman of Selectors... Ajit Wadekar is one of the few legends...
Don't think its a joke if ex-Ind cricketer Ajit Wadekar invites u 4 a b'day party at his house 2day coz he was indeed born on April Fool Day
*** is with April 1 and some sublime and gorgeous left handed batsmen being born today? D.Gower, S Fleming, Ajit Wadekar? Wow!
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