Ajit Agarkar loves spending time with his wife Fatema and close friends

Updated: Dec 04, 2019, 09:17 | Shawn.Dsouza
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    Ajit Agarkar, a former Indian cricketer, was born on December 3, 1977, in Mumbai.

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    Ajit Agarkar started off as a fast bowler in the Indian cricket team but gradually became a fine all-rounder

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    Ajit Agarkar made his Test debut on October 7, 1998, against Zimbabwe

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    Ajit Agarkar played his last Test match on January 13, 2006, against Pakistan

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    Ajit Agarkar made his debut in ODIs on April 1, 1998, in a match against Australia.

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    Ajit Agarkar played his last ODI match on August 30, 2007 in a match against England

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    Ajit Agarkar  played his first T20I on December 1, 2006 in a match against South Africa

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    Agarkar played his last T20I match less than a year later on September 16, 2007, against New Zealand

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    Ajit Agarkar has played a total of 26 Test matches with 58 wickets and 571 runs. His best bowling figures are 6/41.

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    Ajit Agarkar's unbeaten 109 runs at Lord's puts him in an elite list of players who have achieved that feat. Agarkar had batted at no. 8.

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    Ajit Agarkar has played 191 ODIs and scored 1269 runs and taken 288 wickets. His best bowling is 6/42.

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    Ajit Agarkar is the third-highest wicket-taker for Team India in the 50-over format with 288 wickets behind Javagal Srinath and Anil Kumble

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    Ajit Agarkar has also been a captain for the Mumbai team at Ranji Trophy and led them to their 40th title in 2013.

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    Ajit Agarkar had broken Dennis Lillee's record to become the fastest to 50 wickets in ODIs. Ajanta Mendis went on to break Agarkar's record in 2009

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    Ajit Agarkar holds the record for the fastest fifty scored by an Indian cricketer in ODIs. He achieved his half-ton in 21 balls en route to a blistering 67 off 25 balls against Zimbabwe in 2000.

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    Ajit Agarkar is also the fastest cricketer to reach 200 wickets and 1000 runs in terms of least number of matches played. Agarkar set the record in 133 matches, breaking Shaun Pollock's previous record.

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    Agarkar also has a unique record of being dismissed for a duck in seven consecutive innings during the 1999-2000 tour against Australia. He was nicknamed 'Bombay Duck'

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    Ajit Agarkar got married to Fatema Ghadially on February 9, 2002. The couple have a son together named Raj

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    Ajit Agarkar's wife shared this photo along with him and their son and captioned it: The two men who make sure every moment is lively #family #memories #sundays #banter #discussions #chilling #fun

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  • Ajit Agarkar, Zaheer Khan, Sagarika Ghatge

    In picture: Ajit Agarkar and wife Fatema with Zaheer Khan and his wife Sagarika Ghatge at a patisserie in Bandra

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    In picture: Ajit Agarkar and his wife with their friends during an outing

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  • Ajit Agarkar, Rohan Gavaskar

    In picture: Ajit Agarkar and wife Fatema with Rohan Gavaskar and his wife Swati

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  • Ajit Agarkar, Yuvraj Singh, Hazel Keech

    On Karwa Chauth, Agarkar's wife shared this photo along with Yuvraj Singh, Hazel Keech and other friends and captioned it: The smiles as soon as you see the moon .... this annual gathering always manages to create special memories! Happy Karvachauth #family #friends #fun #banter #karvachauth #memories #abouttonight

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    Ajit Agarkar shared this photo with his wife and friends and captioned it: Great evening with lovely people and exceptional food by @popupsbydevika @sanjaysphotos @raunak.kapoor @fatemaagarkar @ataship @gauravkalra75

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About The Gallery

Former Indian cricketer and Mumbai Ranji captain Ajit Agarkar turns 42 today. Agarkar lives a much quiet life post his retirement in 2013. Agarkar and his wife Fatema spend alot of time together as long as with their dear friends from the cricket fraternity as well as other walks of life. We take a look at his journey in the game through some fun-filled photos. Pictures/ Ajit Agarkar, Fatema Agarkar Instagram)