Bal Dani      

Full name Hemchandra Tukaram Dani

Born May 24, 1933, Dudhani, Maharashtra

Died December 19, 1999, Nasik, Maharashtra (aged 66 years 209 days)

Major teams India, Maharashtra, Services

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium, Right-arm offbreak, Legbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 1 0
First-class 116 162 16 6476 170 44.35 17 34 79 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 2 60 19 1 1/9 1/19 19.00 1.90 60.0 0 0 0
First-class 116 12207 4381 200 7/50 21.90 2.15 61.0 4 0
Career statistics
Only Test India v Pakistan at Mumbai (BS), Nov 13-16, 1952 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1951-1973
Profile

Few Indian cricketers have had a better all round record in domestic cricket than `Bal' Dani. At the end of a career that spanned more than two decades, Dani finished with figures of 6459 runs (44.54), including 17 centuries and 198 wickets (21.97). In the Ranji Trophy he was simply superb with a tally of 4757 runs (48.05) with 15 hundreds and 145 wickets (19.10) from 78 matches. A sound right hand middle order batsman and a right arm medium pace bowler who could also bowl off and leg breaks, Dani was a tower of strength to the Services team in the national competition for several years with his all round skills, besides being a shrewd captain.

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3rd Test: Australia v India at Melbourne - Dec 26-30
Australia 530 India 462/8
Group C: Assam v H. Pradesh at Guwahati - Dec 28-31
H. Pradesh 282/2
Group A: Bengal v Mumbai at Kolkata - Dec 28-31
Mumbai 306/4
Group B: Delhi v Gujarat at Delhi - Dec 28-31
Delhi 178/1
Group B: Haryana v Odisha at Rohtak - Dec 28-31
Haryana 127 Odisha 39/0
Group C: Jharkhand v Kerala at Dhanbad - Dec 28-31
Jharkhand 246/6
Group B: Rajasthan v Vidarbha at Jaipur - Dec 28-31
Vidarbha 236/6
Group B: Saurashtra v Punjab at Rajkot - Dec 28-31
Punjab 327/3
Group A: Tamil Nadu v Railways at Chennai - Dec 28-31
Tamil Nadu 144/4
Group A: U. Pradesh v J + K at Kanpur - Dec 28-31
U. Pradesh 113/0
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