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Full name Arvindrao Laxmanrao Apte
Born October 24, 1934, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra
Current age 78 years 214 days
Major teams India, Indian Universities, Mumbai, Rajasthan
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Relation Brother - ML Apte
|Only Test||England v India at Leeds, Jul 2-4, 1959 scorecard|
The younger brother of Madhav Apte, Arvind Apte was taken on the tour of England in 1959 as a reserve opener, based on his fine performances at home. An attacking opening batsman with a wide range of strokes, mostly cavalier, he met with modest success on the tour scoring 881 runs (27.53) with three centuries. His best score was 165 against Derbyshire. Given a chance in the third Test at Leeds following an injury to Nari Contractor, Apte was out for 8 and 7, falling to Alan Moss both times. He continued to play first-class cricket till the early 70s, finishing with an aggregate of 2782 runs (33.51) which included six centuries.
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