Full name Siddhesh Dinesh Lad
Born May 23, 1992, Mumbai
Current age 24 years 244 days
Major teams Indian Oil Corporation XI, Mumbai Indians
Playing role Middle-order batsman
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
|First-class debut||Punjab v Mumbai at Chandigarh, Nov 7-10, 2013 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Gujarat v Mumbai at Indore, Jan 10-14, 2017 scorecard|
|List A debut||Mumbai v Saurashtra at Pune, Feb 17, 2013 scorecard|
|Last List A||Hyderabad (India) v Mumbai at Hyderabad (Deccan), Dec 18, 2015 scorecard|
|Twenty20 debut||Baroda v Mumbai at Ahmedabad, Mar 17, 2013 scorecard|
|Last Twenty20||Baroda v Mumbai at Mumbai, Jan 18, 2016 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|23, 0/18, 15||Mumbai||v Gujarat||Indore||10 Jan 2017||FC|
|0, 0/19, 1*||Mumbai||v Tamil Nadu||Rajkot||1 Jan 2017||FC|
|110, 46||Mumbai||v Hyderabad||Raipur||23 Dec 2016||FC|
|13, 0/15, 35||Mumbai||v U. Pradesh||Mysore||13 Nov 2016||FC|
|5, 0/8, 1/28||Mumbai||v Railways||Mysore||5 Nov 2016||FC|
|100*||Mumbai||v M. Pradesh||Raipur||20 Oct 2016||FC|
|1/34, 100*, 2/11||Mumbai||v N Zealanders||Delhi||16 Sep 2016||Other|
|1, 1||India Blue||v India Green||Greater Noida||4 Sep 2016||FC|
|66, 60, 0/17||Mumbai||v Rest of Ind||Mumbai (BS)||6 Mar 2016||FC|
|88||Mumbai||v Saurashtra||Pune||24 Feb 2016||FC|
A studious, tenacious batsman with a steady temperament, Siddhesh Lad emerged as Mumbai's "crisis man" while still relatively new at first-class level.
Under the tutelage of Pravin Amre, Lad swiftly ascended through the age-group circuit in Mumbai to make his first-class debut in November 2013, at the age of 21. He showed his mettle in just his second match, scoring impressive fifties against a Delhi attack that included Ashish Nehra. After battling through injuries and illness, Lad came back to have good seasons in 2014-15 and 2015-16.
Often batting in the lower middle order, he stood out for his calmness under pressure and sensible approach to batting with the tail. These traits came to the forefront in the 2015-16 Ranji Trophy final, when Lad scored 88 and was instrumental in the 103-run, 10th-wicket stand that set up Mumbai's victory. Lad has expressed his eagerness to develop his credentials in the shorter formats as well. He was bought by Mumbai Indians prior to the 2015 IPL season, but did not play a match.
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