Birthday special: Interesting trivia on Indian cricketer Pravin Amre
As former Indian cricket player Pravin Amre celebrates his 46th birthday today, we bring you some interesting facts and figures about the former Indian batsman
Mumbai: As Indian cricketer Pravin Amre celebrates his 46th birthday today, we bring you some interesting facts and figures about the former Indian batsman.
Pravin Amre. Pic/ Suresh K.K.
- Pravin Amre’s full name is Pravin Kalyan Amre.
- He played 11 Test matches and 37 ODI’s.
- He scored a century on his Test debut on foreign soil with his knock of 103 runs against South Africa in Durban 1992-93. In doing so, he became the ninth player to have achieved this feat.
- He scored a half-century on his ODI debut which was also against South Africa in 1991.
- He held the record for the highest individual score (246 runs) in the Irani Cup which was later broken by Murali Vijay’s 266 runs in 2012.
- Besides playing for various domestic teams such as Mumbai, Rajasthan, Bengal and Railways, he also played for Boland in South Africa.
- Pravin Amre was coached by Ramakanth Achrekar, who also coached players like Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli.