Atul Bedade      

Full name Atul Chandrakant Bedade

Born September 24, 1966, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra

Current age 47 years 311 days

Major teams India, Baroda

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Atul Chandrakant Bedade
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 13 10 3 158 51 22.57 183 86.33 0 1 11 5 4 0
First-class 64 102 8 3136 159 33.36 10 15 26 0
List A 60 53 7 1217 78 26.45 0 8 20 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 13 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 64 374 141 2 1/6 70.50 2.26 187.0 0 0
List A 60 568 431 8 2/13 2/13 53.87 4.55 71.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut United Arab Emirates v India at Sharjah, Apr 13, 1994 scorecard
Last ODI India v West Indies at Jaipur, Nov 11, 1994 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1990-2003
List A span 1988-2003
Profile

Wisden overview
A burly batsman who was popular because of his no-holds-barred approach, Atul Bedade preferred hitting sixes to defending, and although spectacular, a degree of caution in certain circumstances might have extended his international career. Few players have hit the ball as hard as Bedade, and he relied on brute force rather than footwork. His popularity forced his selection for the Australasia Cup at Sharjah in April 1994 where his technique was exposed by fast bowlers and his tendency to take chances didn't pay off. In fairness to the selectors, they gave Bedade a chance to prove himself with 13 ODIs in seven months but he made only one fifty - 51 against West Indies. As a No. 6 on India's docile wickets he rarely had time to build an innings - not that he would have hung about in any case. After his brief spell in the limelight he never featured in India's plans, although he continued to bludgeon runs for Baroda. Martin Williamson

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Mar 9, 2000

Atul Bedade, Baroda, Portrait

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