Eknath Solkar      

Full name Eknath Dhondu Solkar

Born March 18, 1948, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra

Died June 26, 2005, Mumbai, Maharashtra (aged 57 years 100 days)

Major teams India, Mumbai, Sussex

Nickname Ekki

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium, Slow left-arm orthodox

Relation Brother - AD Solkar

Eknath Dhondu Solkar
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 27 48 6 1068 102 25.42 1 6 3 53 0
ODIs 7 6 0 27 13 4.50 79 34.17 0 0 2 0 2 0
First-class 189 270 36 6851 145* 29.27 8 36 190 0
List A 21 15 1 125 65 8.92 0 1 5 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 27 44 2265 1070 18 3/28 3/38 59.44 2.83 125.8 0 0 0
ODIs 7 6 252 169 4 2/31 2/31 42.25 4.02 63.0 0 0 0
First-class 189 21725 8282 276 6/38 30.00 2.28 78.7 10 1
List A 21 809 554 19 3/31 3/31 29.15 4.10 42.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v New Zealand at Hyderabad (Deccan), Oct 15-20, 1969 scorecard
Last Test India v England at Kolkata, Jan 1-6, 1977 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v India at Leeds, Jul 13, 1974 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v India at Auckland, Feb 22, 1976 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1965-1981
List A span 1973-1981
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack obituary

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Aug 12, 1975

Eknath Solkar portrait

Eknath Solkar portrait

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Jun 10, 1975

Eknath Solkar punches the ball down the ground, World Cup, June 10, 1975

Eknath Solkar punches the ball down the ground

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Jun 7, 1975

Opener Eknath Solkar pulls the ball, England v India, Lord's, World Cup, June 7, 1975

Opener Eknath Solkar pulls the ball

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Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Test: Australia v India at Melbourne - Dec 26-30
Australia 530 & 261/7 India 465
Group C: Assam v H. Pradesh at Guwahati - Dec 28-31
H. Pradesh 549/4d Assam 18/0
Group A: Bengal v Mumbai at Kolkata - Dec 28-31
Mumbai 414 Bengal 130/6
Group B: Delhi v Gujarat at Delhi - Dec 28-31
Delhi 425/6d Gujarat 34/1
Group B: Haryana v Odisha at Rohtak - Dec 28-31
Haryana 127 Odisha 232/9
Group C: Hyderabad v Services at Hyderabad (Deccan) - Dec 28-31
Services 306 Hyderabad 210/3
Group C: Jharkhand v Kerala at Dhanbad - Dec 28-31
Jharkhand 337 Kerala 179/5
Group A: M. Pradesh v Baroda at Gwalior - Dec 28-31
Baroda 358 M. Pradesh 103/3
Group B: Rajasthan v Vidarbha at Jaipur - Dec 28-31
Vidarbha 296 Rajasthan 188
Group B: Saurashtra v Punjab at Rajkot - Dec 28-31
Punjab 659/7d Saurashtra 27/0
Group A: Tamil Nadu v Railways at Chennai - Dec 28-31
Tamil Nadu 144/4
Group C: Tripura v Goa at Agartala - Dec 28-31
Goa 251 Tripura 139/5
Group A: U. Pradesh v J + K at Kanpur - Dec 28-31
U. Pradesh 267/5
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