At age 17 years and 292 days, he was the youngest cricketer to play for Bombay at one time.
Ravi Shastri reading a mid-day Tuesday edition. Photo/ Gopal Shetty
Shastri first began his career as a left arm spinner, but later went on to become an all-rounder batsman
His career highlight remains being elected in Champion of Champions in the World Championship of Cricket in Australia, 1985.
Shastri during the Australia tour in 1985-86. Photo/ Gopal Shetty
Shastri also led Bombay to the Ranji title in his final year
After Sir Garry Sobers of West Indies, Shastri was the second batsman to smash six sixes in one over
Shastri has scalped 151 wickets in Tests
Shastri drives off Pat Pockock for two runs during the India vs England Test. Photo/ KJ
Shastri has played 80 Tests with 3830 runs scored. Photo / Pradeep Mandhani
Shastri temporarily coached Team India during the 2007 tour to Bangladesh
Shastri lifts Pat Pockok over the top during the India vs England Test. Photo/ Gopal photos
with Sandeep Patil back in the day
Azharuddin, Anil Kumble and Ravi Shatri - Photo/ Keyen D'souza