Dilip Vengsarkar Age, Height, Weight, Bio, Family, Wife & Children

Dilip Vengsarkar

Dilip Vengsarkar is a renowned Indian cricketer who was a key batsman for India in the late 70s and early 80s. He batted at No. 3 or No. 4 position and was one of the pillars of Indian batting. He played a memorable knock of 146 not out and very nearly won the game for India against Asif Iqbal’s Pakistan side in the second Test at Delhi in 1979. India chasing a victory target of 390 on the final day finished with 364 for 6. At a time when West Indian pace bowling dominated international cricket, he had 6 centuries against the likes of Michael Holding, Andy Roberts and Malcolm Marshall. He had a unique distinction of scoring three consecutive Test hundreds at Lord’s. He captained India in ten Tests. He played till 1992 and at the time of his retirement, he was second only to Sunil Gavaskar in terms of runs and centuries scored in Tests. After retirement, he became a cricket administrator. He was awarded the Arjuna Award, Padma Shri by the government of India and the C K Naidu Lifetime Achievement Award by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Dilip Vengsarkar

Dilip Vengsarkar Age, Height, Weight, Bio, Family, Wife & Children

Born Name Dilip Balwant Vengsarkar
Nickname Colonel
Occupation Cricketer
Personal Life
Age (as in 2017) 61 years
Date of Birth 6 April 1956
Place of Birth Rajapur, Maharashtra
National Team India
Zodiac Sign Aries
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Career Highlights
International Debut Test – 24 January 1976 v New Zealand at Auckland

ODI – 21 February 1976 v New Zealand at Christchurch

Domestic Teams Mumbai, Staffordshire
Favorite Shots Drive
Records/ Vital Stats He along with Sunil Gavaskar holds the Indian record of 344 unbroken partnerships for the second wicket in Tests against West Indies at Calcutta in 1978-79

No. of Test played – 116

Runs scored: 6868 (scored 17 centuries and 35 half-centuries); Highest score: 166

No. of ODI played – 129

Runs scored: 3508 (scored 1 century and 23 half-centuries); Highest score: 105

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Children Son – Nakul Vengsarkar
Daughter – Pallavi Vengsarkar
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Wife, Girlfriends & Affairs
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Manali Vengsarkar
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