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Surendra Bhave      

Full name Surendra Shriram Bhave

Born March 30, 1966, Poona (now Pune), Maharashtra

Current age 48 years 115 days

Major teams Maharashtra

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 97 154 17 7971 292 58.18 28 27 120 0
List A 51 51 4 1808 124* 38.46 2 13 22 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 97 1214 613 8 2/42 76.62 3.02 151.7 0 0
List A 51 203 164 3 2/47 2/47 54.66 4.84 67.6 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1986-2001
List A span 1988-1999
Profile

A dour batsman, Surendra Bhave always relied more on technique than bravado. His modus operandi as an opener was to consolidate good starts. Over the years he developed himself into an able leader and took Maharashtra to the final of the Ranji Trophy in 1992-93, where they lost to Punjab. In the same season he was picked as an opener for a second-string India squad for a SAARC tourney in Bangladesh. Opening with Navjot Sidhu, he made 81 against Sri Lanka and 42 against Pakistan before the event was abandoned due to riots in Dhaka. After his retirement in 2001 - he represented Maharasthra for 14 years - Bhave immediately turned his focus into coaching and was hired by Cadence Cricket Academy, owned by Ajay Shirke, the Maharashtra Cricket Association chief. Bhave toured remote parts of the state to spot young talent and his hard work paid off when Maharashtra won the Polly Umirgar Trophy for the inter-state Under-15s. Bhave was a Ranji selector for Maharashtra for the 2005 season, and was appointed on the national selection panel in September 2008.
Nagraj Gollapudi (September 2008)

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