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Eknath Solkar      

Full name Eknath Dhondu Solkar

Born March 18, 1948, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra

Died June 26, 2005, Mumbai, Maharashtra (aged 57 years 100 days)

Major teams India, Mumbai, Sussex

Nickname Ekki

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium, Slow left-arm orthodox

Relation Brother - AD Solkar

Eknath Dhondu Solkar
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 27 48 6 1068 102 25.42 1 6 3 53 0
ODIs 7 6 0 27 13 4.50 79 34.17 0 0 2 0 2 0
First-class 189 270 36 6851 145* 29.27 8 36 190 0
List A 21 15 1 125 65 8.92 0 1 5 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 27 44 2265 1070 18 3/28 3/38 59.44 2.83 125.8 0 0 0
ODIs 7 6 252 169 4 2/31 2/31 42.25 4.02 63.0 0 0 0
First-class 189 21725 8282 276 6/38 30.00 2.28 78.7 10 1
List A 21 809 554 19 3/31 3/31 29.15 4.10 42.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v New Zealand at Hyderabad (Deccan), Oct 15-20, 1969 scorecard
Last Test India v England at Kolkata, Jan 1-6, 1977 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v India at Leeds, Jul 13, 1974 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v India at Auckland, Feb 22, 1976 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1965-1981
List A span 1973-1981
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Aug 12, 1975

Eknath Solkar portrait

Eknath Solkar portrait

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Jun 10, 1975

Eknath Solkar punches the ball down the ground, World Cup, June 10, 1975

Eknath Solkar punches the ball down the ground

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Jun 7, 1975

Opener Eknath Solkar pulls the ball, England v India, Lord's, World Cup, June 7, 1975

Opener Eknath Solkar pulls the ball

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