Vinod Kambli was born in Kanjurmarg, central suburbs of Mumbai. He played cricket on a small piece of land which had high-rise buildings surrounding it.
In pic: Vinod Kambli and his ex-wife Noella Lewis during their marriage ceremony.
It is said that while playing there in his childhood, the runs scored were determined by how high the ball was hit. Guess, that's how Vinod Kambli was such a great over-the-top hitter.
In pic: Vinod Kambli and ex-wife Noella Lewis during their wedding at St Patrick's Cathedral Church in Pune in May 1994
Former left-handed Mumbai batsman Vinod Kambli has played 17 Test matches with 1084 runs at an average of 54.20. He has 4 centuries and 3 fifties to his name. His highest score is 227.
In pic: Vinod Kambli's ex-wife Noella Lewis at her home, minutes before her wedding with him in 1994. Noella worked as a receptionist in a hotel in Pune
Vinod Kambli has played 104 ODIs scoring 2477 runs at an average of 32.59 with 2 centuries and 14 fifties. His highest score is 106.
In pic: Vinod Kambli and his ex-wife Noella Lewis during a party. We did not know Kambli even sang!
Vinod Kambli has quite some distinctive records in cricket. He is the first man to score an ODI century on his birthday.
In pic: Vinod Kambli and his ex-wife Noella Lewis reading the mid-day edition
Despite having one of the highest averages by an Indian cricketer in Tests (54), he retired from the format at a young age of just 23.
In pic: Vinod Kambli's family - his brother Vikas (L), mother Vijaya (c), father Ganpat (R) and his brother Virendra (below right). Kambli was born in a humble family and lived in Kanjurmarg
Vinod Kambli got married for a second time when he tied the knot with model Andrea Hewitt.
In pic: Vinod Kambli and his wife Andrea Hewitt on the day of their court marriage
Vinod Kambli and Andrea Hewitt were court married at the Olympia Building in Bandra
Vinod Kambli and his wife Andrea have a child. He is named Jesus Christiano
In pic: Vinod Kambli kisses his wife Andrea Hewitt on their big day
In pic: Vinod Kambli poses with his wife Andrea Hewitt during their court marriage
In pic: Vinod Kambli dressing up for his court marriage with Andrea Hewitt
In pic: Kambli's wife Andrea Hewitt looks into the mirror on her big day
In pic: Vinod Kambli and Andrea Hewitt completing formalities during their court marriage
In pic: Vinod Kambli and Andrea Hewitt during a launch party in Andheri.
Vinod Kambli lovingly kisses his wife Andrea Hewitt
Pierce me, baby, one more time! Is that what Vinod Kambli is telling to his wife Andrea Hewitt as she tries a new earring on him? The newlyweds shopping around at Link Road, Bandra
In pic: Vinod Kambli and Andrea Hewitt entering Siddhivinayak Temple
In pic: Vinod Kambli meets policemen during his visit to Siddhivinayak Temple
In pic: Vinod Kambli and his wife Andrea during Ganpati Darshan at Siddhivinayak Temple, Prabhadevi
Vinod Kambli converted to Christianity in 2010 in Bandra. During Vinod Kambli's conversion, Andrea Hewitt was 2 months pregnant
Vinod Kambli has maintained that he respects all religions
in pic: Vinod Kambli and his wife Andrea happily pose for the paparazzi
In pic: Vinod Kambli and Andrea Hewitt with Sachin Tendulkar's son Arjun during the Ranji Trophy finals between Mumbai and Bengal at Wankhede Stadium
In pic: Vinod Kambli with his wife Andrea and ex-cricketer Kapil Dev during a party
Vinod Kambli pumping iron at the gym
in pic: Vinod Kambli gets playful during one of his workout sessions
In pic: Vinod Kambli at Sachin Tendulkar's restaurant for a party to celebrate the latter's 35th Test century
In pic: Vinod Kambli at the Standard Chartered International Marathon Race 2007 at Azad Maidan
In pic: Vinod Kambli at the launch of Puma Eyewear Collection at Sports Bar, Phoenix Mills
In pic: Vinod Kambli at the opening ceremony of the Coaching Clinic at BKC organized for the MCA Recreation Club members
In pic: Vinod Kambli during the Harris Shield Final at Bombay Gym at Bombay Gym in December 2017
Kambli has a biography titled 'Vinod Kambli: The Lost Hero'
Former Indian cricketer Vinod Kambli has been slightly off the radar. On his birthday, we dig into our archives to show you some pictures that speak about his personal life - wife Andrea Hewitt, ex-wife Noella, his parents and siblings
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