Wicket-keeper who represented India in ODIs from 1984 to 1993 and Tests from 1986 to 1993. He served as Chairman of the Selection Committee of the BCCI from 2002 to 2006.
He played for the India Under-19 team in the late 1970s and for Barrow in the North Lancashire League in 1982.
He set a Test record when he stumped six batsmen, five of them in the second innings, against West Indies in 1988-89.
He was born in Baroda, Gujarat, India.
He played for Baroda in domestic play like Datta Gaekwad, who captained the team to a Ranji Trophy title in 1956.