Sudhir Naik

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Birthday
21, 1945
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
21, 1945 (age 74)
Birthplace
India

About

Opening batsman who led Bombay to an unexpected Ranji Trophy triumph in 1970-71, and was later a renowned groundskeeper who prepared the pitch on which the 2011 World Cup was played.

Before Fame

He began his career as a candidate for opening batsman for India's 1974 tour of England.

Trivia

He has the unusual distinction of being both a cricketer and an organic chemist.

Family Life

His cousin is cricketer A.D. Naik.

Associated With

He coached his own national cricket club, which has produced star cricketers like Wasim Jaffer.