Dilip Vengsarkar turns 64: Must-see vintage photos with his wife, kids

Updated: Apr 06, 2020, 11:28 | Shawn.Dsouza
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    In picture: Dilip Vengsarkar with his wife Manali Vengsarkar in a loving and candid moment 

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    In picture: Dilip Vengsarkar with his wife Manali on their wedding day

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    In picture: Dilip Vengsarkar spotted along with his wife Manali and their son Nakul at Mumbai airport

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    In picture: Dilip Vengsarkar with his son Nakul at their Worli residence in the late 1990s. Dilip Vengsarkar also has a daughter named Pallavi. Both his children are married.

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    In picture: Dilip Vengsarkar at the construction site of his cricket academy in Mumbai

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    Dilip Vengsarkar earned the nickname 'Colonel' during his cricketing days.

    In picture: Dilip Vengsarkar enjoying a cup of tea after his on-field exploits

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    Dilip Vengsarkar made his Test debut for India in January 1976 vs New Zealand.

    In picture: Dilip Vengsarkar at the construction site of the Elf Dilip Vengsarkar Cricket Academy in Mumbai

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    Dilip Vengsarkar played 116 Test matches scoring 6,868 runs at an average of 42.13.

    In picture: Dilip Vengsarkar celebrating the title triumph in the 1988 Asia Cup in Bangladesh with teammates

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    Dilip Vengsarkar's highest Test score is 166. He has 17 Test hundreds and 35 fifties to his name.

    In picture: Dilip Vengsarkar writing a column during his playing days at the Wankhede stadium

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    In picture: Dilip Vengsarkar spotted enjoying some dessert outside the Wankhede dressing room.

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    During the late 70s and early 80s, Dilip Vengsarkar was a key player in India's batting line-up.

    In picture: Dilip Vengsarkar celebrating India's victory at Sydney with (left to right) skipper Bishan Singh Bedi, Syed Kirmani and Sunil Gavaskar in the 1977-78 series

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    Dilip Vengsarkar played his final Test in February 1992 vs Australia.

    In picture: Dilip Vengsarkar with former pacer Raju Kulkarni

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    In picture: Dilip Vengsarkar showing an autographed bat to Ratan Tata during his benefit match (India vs West Indies ODI) in 1994

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    In picture: Dilip Vengsarkar with Dilip Vaswani of Elf Lubricants

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    In picture: Photographers zero in on Dilip Vengsarkar before he played his 100th Test match for India -- against New Zealand in 1988.

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    Dilip Vengsarkar made his ODI debut in February 1976 in a match vs New Zealand.

    In picture: Dilip Vengsarkar in Australia during the 1991-92 series

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    In picture: Dilip Vengsarkar bats during a game of beach cricket as Ravi Shastri watches on in the West Indies in 1989

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    Dilip Vengsarkar has played 129 ODI matches scoring a total of 3,508 runs at an average of 34.73.

    In picture: Dilip Vengsarkar after scoring his 100 against West Indies at the Wankhede during the 1983-84 series

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    Dilip Vengsarkar's highest score in ODIs is 105. He has a century and 23 fifties in ODIs.

    In picture: Dilip Vengsarkar in full flow against West Indies at the Wankhede in the 1983-84 series

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    Dilip Vengsarkar earned the unique distinction of scoring three Test centuries at Lord's Cricket Ground - the most by a visiting cricketer at the venue.

    In picture: Dilip Vengsarkar battling Pakistan in a match held in Sharjah

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    Dilip Vengsarkar's first-class career is very impressive. He played 260 matches scoring a total of 17,868 runs averaging at 52.86.

    In picture: Dilip Vengsarkar's bat seen in full flow at the Sharjah tournament

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    Dilip Vengsarkar has a staggering 55 centuries and 87 fifties in first-class cricket.

    In picture: Dilip Vengsarkar cycling along with Sunil Gavaskar at a benefit match at Kolhapur ((Pic/ Mukesh Parpiani)

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    Dadar Union Sporting Club with the Purshottam Shield in the early 1970s. Sitting (from left): Ramnath Parkar, Milind Rege, Suresh Tigdi, Vasu Paranjape, Vithal Patil, Daya Dudhwadkar. Standing (from left): Subhash Patne, Shashi Nayak, Sashi Tigdi, Dilip Vengsarkar, Avinash Karnik, Jitendra Bhutta, Urmikant Mody, Subhash Bandiwadekar. Pic courtesy: The late Vithal Patil's personal collection Standing (from left): Subhash Patne, Shashi Nayak, Sashi Tigdi, Dilip Vengsarkar, Avinash Karnik, Jitendra Bhutta, Urmikant Mody, Subhash Bandiwadekar. Pic courtesy: Vithal Patil's personal collection

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About The Gallery

As Dilip Balwant Vengsarkar celebrates his 64th birthday, mid-day turns back the clock and looks at some rare and vintage images from the cricket legend's life and illustrious career that you may have never seen before