|Full name||Balkrishna Pandharinath Gupte|
30 August 1934|
Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India
|Died||5 July 2005
|Batting style||Right-hand bat|
|Bowling style||Legbreak googly|
|Relations||Subhash Gupte (Brother)|
|Test debut (cap 100)||13 January 1961 v Pakistan|
|Last Test||5 March 1965 v New Zealand|
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.
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