Ashok Malhotra

India|Middle order Batter
Ashok Malhotra
INTL CAREER: 1982 - 1986
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Full Name

Ashok Omprakash Malhotra

Born

January 26, 1957, Amritsar, Punjab

Age

65y 206d

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Medium

Playing Role

Middle order Batter

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An attractive right-hand middle-order batsman cast in the GR Viswanath mould, the stockily built Ashok Malhotra never really did justice to his talent in Test cricket and his overall figures are disappointing. Picked to play for the country on the basis of some excellent performances in domestic matches, Malhotra did nothing of note in his first few Tests and was discarded. He toured West Indies in 1983 without making the Test team. Back in the squad against West Indies at home in 1983-84, Malhotra fared better with scores of 32, 72*, 20 and 30 (top score in a total of 90). He was then dropped again before returning to play in one Test against England in 1984-85. He was a member of the Indian team that won the World Championship of Cricket in Australia in 1985.

In domestic cricket however Malhotra was a prolific run getter and for a long time he held the record of most runs in the Ranji Trophy - 7274 at 52.49 with 18 hundreds. His highest score was 258 not out for Bengal against Hyderabad in 1989-90. Later he became a Test selector, and went on to coach Bengal.
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Career Averages
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s6sCtSt
Test710122672*25.1101020
ODI201944576530.4664570.850140
FC156227359784258*50.952452800
List A70641017558732.50010230
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test721830---1.00-000
ODI201600----000
FC15650934711/37347.004.09509.000
List A7034625963/493/4943.164.4957.6000
Umpire & Referee
FormatMatReferee
FC11
Ashok Malhotra portrait
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Debut/Last Matches - Player
FC Matches
Span
1973/74 - 1994/95
List A Matches
Span
1976/77 - 1994/95
Photos
Ashok Malhotra is felicitated by BCCI President Sourav Ganguly
Members of the Indian Cricket Team selectors panel
Ashok Malhotra, Portrait
FedEx Cup 1999, First OD: Ashok Malhotra getting an award