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Surinder Amarnath      

Full name Surinder Amarnath Bhardwaj

Born December 30, 1948, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

Current age 66 years 32 days

Major teams India, Delhi, Gujarat, Punjab

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Relation Father - L Amarnath, Brother - M Amarnath, Brother - R Amarnath, Son - D Amarnath

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 10 18 0 550 124 30.55 1 3 1 4 0
ODIs 3 3 0 100 62 33.33 119 84.03 0 1 1 0
First-class 145 230 28 8175 235* 40.47 16 47 47 0
List A 20 20 4 582 102* 36.37 1 3 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 10 1 11 5 1 1/5 1/5 5.00 2.72 11.0 0 0 0
ODIs 3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 145 437 260 4 1/5 65.00 3.56 109.2 0 0
List A 20 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v India at Auckland, Jan 24-28, 1976 scorecard
Last Test Pakistan v India at Karachi, Nov 14-19, 1978 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Pakistan v India at Quetta, Oct 1, 1978 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v India at Sahiwal, Nov 3, 1978 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1963-1986
List A span 1973-1984
Profile

Given the brilliant start to his Test career, and the promise he held out, Surinder Amarnath's overall figures may be disappointing. But he was given a raw deal by the selectors. As the one classy left-hander in the side at the time, he could have been persevered with. Starting out as a schoolboy prodigy - his Ranji debut came when he was only 15 and made his mark first on the 1967 Indian schoolboys tour of England - Surinder continued to live up to this early potential by scoring a century on debut in an unofficial Test against Sri Lanka in 1975-76 and followed this up a few months later with a century on Test debut in New Zealand.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Group C: Assam v Andhra at Guwahati - Jan 29-Feb 1
Andhra 137 & 116/6 Assam 312
Group A: Baroda v Mumbai at Vadodara - Jan 29-Feb 1
Mumbai 287 & 304/9d Baroda 184 & 67/2
Group A: Bengal v Railways at Kolkata - Jan 29-Feb 1
Bengal 268 & 187/5 Railways 302
Group C: Goa v Jharkhand at Porvorim - Jan 29-Feb 1
Jharkhand 385 Goa 215 & 161/5 (f/o)
Group B: Gujarat v Maharashtra at Valsad - Jan 29-Feb 1
Gujarat 429 Maharashtra 262 & 131/0 (f/o)
Group B: Haryana v Rajasthan at Rohtak - Jan 29-31
Haryana won by an innings and 119 runs
Group C: H. Pradesh v Tripura at Agartala - Jan 29-Feb 1
H. Pradesh 535/5d Tripura 346 & 20/0 (f/o)
Group A: J + K v M. Pradesh at Indore - Jan 29-31
M. Pradesh won by an innings and 97 runs
Group A: Karnataka v U. Pradesh at Bangalore - Jan 29-Feb 1
Karnataka 719/9d & 8/0 U. Pradesh 220
Group C: Kerala v Services at Kannur - Jan 29-Feb 1
Kerala 483 Services 318 & 123/6 (f/o)
Group B: Punjab v Odisha at Mohali - Jan 29-31
Odisha won by 6 wickets
Group B: Vidarbha v Delhi at Nagpur - Jan 29-31
Vidarbha won by an innings and 93 runs
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