Published: May 22, 2020 9:53:19 am
India’s head coach Ravi Shastri on Friday shared a photograph with former Ranji batsman Amol Muzumdar from his final season in home cricket. Shastri believes that the Ranji Trophy giant ought to have donned the Test jersey for India.
Muzumdar is taken into account by many because the one which by no means obtained rewarded for his constant run in home cricket. The former Mumbai, Assam and Andhra participant might not make into the Indian Test aspect as he performed in the period of batting stalwarts like Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, Rahul Dravid and others.
With considered one of #RanjiTrophy giants – @amolmuzumdar11. My final season was his first. I nonetheless imagine it was #TeamIndia’s loss to not see him in whites. #GentleGiant #Mumbai @MumbaiCricAssoc pic.twitter.com/vf5IAHd6Ol
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) May 22, 2020
Muzumdar made his first-class debut in 1993/94 season, the identical season when Shastri performed his final. On his debut for Mumbai, he scored an unbeaten 260 in Ranji quarter-final towards Haryana. He performed alongside Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid in India U-19. He was padded up to bat subsequent throughout Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli’s iconic 664-run partnership in Harris Shield event.
Currently, the 45-year-old is South Africa’s batting coach. He additionally coached Netherlands, IPL aspect Rajasthan Royals, India U-19 and U-23 groups on the National Cricket Academy (NCA).
From 171 first-class matches, Muzumdar scored 11,167 runs in 260 innings at a median of 48.13 together with 30 centuries and 60 half-centuries.
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