Sunday, March 18, 2018

Eknath D Solkar

Today is the  70th birth anniversary of Eknath D. Solkar, the Indian Cricket all-rounder. A left hand batsman and a left arm bowler, he was also a wicket keeper for team India. Acknowledged as the best short forward leg fielder, the catches taken by him  resulted in the first Test win against England at Oval.
He played in all formats of the game  viz Test, First Class and  ODI. He also played County cricket in England.
He died in 2005 aged 57.
Our humble tributes !

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