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Sharad Diwadkar      

Full name Sharad Jagannath Diwadkar

Born January 11, 1936, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra

Died March 1, 2005, Mumbai, Maharashtra (aged 69 years 49 days)

Major teams Mumbai

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

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Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 82 83 8 1803 177 24.04 1 54 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 82 5523 211 6/19 26.17 11 1
Career statistics
First-class span 1957/58 - 1973/74
Profile

DIWADKAR, SHARAD JAGANNATH, died of a heart attack while walking with the former Indian captain Polly Umrigar in Mumbai on March 1, 2005, aged 69. An economical off-spinner whose international hopes were stymied by the likes of Prasanna and Venkataraghavan, "Jimmy" (after Jim Laker) Diwadkar took 211 wickets in first-class cricket, with a best return of six for 19 for Bombay against Saurashtra in 1965-66. He also scored 177 against Rajasthan in 1963-64. Diwadkar captained Bombay, and later succeeded Umrigar as executive secretary of the Indian cricket board in 1997, until poor health forced him to step down in 2003.
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Moin-ud-Dowla Trophy, SBI v VST Colts, 1976-77

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