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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England v India at Birmingham - Jun 23, 2013
India won by 5 runs
India v Sri Lanka at Cardiff - Jun 20, 2013
India won by 8 wickets (with 90 balls remaining)
England v South Africa at The Oval - Jun 19, 2013
England won by 7 wickets (with 75 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at The Oval - Jun 17, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 20 runs
England v New Zealand at Cardiff - Jun 16, 2013
England won by 10 runs
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