Baloo Gupte

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
Baloo Gupte
Personal information
Full name Balkrishna Pandharinath Gupte
Born (1934-08-30)30 August 1934
Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India
Died 5 July 2005(2005-07-05) (aged 70)
Mumbai, India
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak googly
Relations Subhash Gupte (Brother)
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 100) 13 January 1961 v Pakistan
Last Test 5 March 1965 v New Zealand
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Matches 3 99
Runs scored 28 587
Batting average 28.00 9.17
100s/50s -/- -/-
Top score 17* 35
Balls bowled 678 10379
Wickets 3 417
Bowling average 116.33 24.88
5 wickets in innings - 26
10 wickets in match - 5
Best bowling 1/54 9/55
Catches/stumpings -/- 21/-
Source: [1]

Balkrishna Pandharinath 'Baloo' Gupte About this sound pronunciation  (30 August 1934 – 5 July 2005) was an Indian cricketer. He was a leg-spinner.

Gupte was born in Bombay, India. He made his debut under Nari Contractor in 1960-61 against Pakistan led by Fazal Mahmood at the Corporation Stadium in Madras (now Chennai). He played three Tests for India between 1960–61 and 1964-65. His first class career spanned 1953-53 to 1967-68 playing for Bombay, Bengal and Railways. He died in Bombay on 5 July 2005, after a lengthy illness, aged 70.

He was the younger brother of Subhash Gupte, one of the finest spinners to play for India.

External links

Preceded by
Geff Noblet
Nelson Cricket Club
Professional

1957–1958
Succeeded by
Johnny Wardle