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Balwinder Sandhu Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 7, 2019

Short Biography

Balwinder Sandhu was born on 03-08-1956 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. He is an Indian former Cricket Player & Cricket Coach.

Other Name: Balwinder Singh Sandhu
Other Professions: Cricket Coach

Balwinder Sandhu Complete Bio & Career

Balwinder Sandhu was a part of the world cup winning team in 1983. His incoming ball to the legendary windies opener Gordon Greenidge was arguably the highlight of his short-lived career. He made his first-class debut in the year 1980 representing Mumbai. 
A couple of years later, he was included in the Indian team that traveled Pakistan and made his international debut during the series against Pakistan. He was then included in the side that toured West Indies just before the showpiece event in 1983. He was finally included in the world cup squad and after having an overall average world cup, he bowled his heart out in the finals and got rid of dangerous Gordon Greenidge. 
Besides bowling, he was a capable bat as well and has 2 test fifties to his name. However, his career was short lived as he couldn’t live up to the expectations and was subsequently dropped. He just played 22 ODIs and 8 Test Matches for India picking up 16 and 10 wickets respectively. Post-retirement, he took up coaching job and has served as a coach of the domestic sides Punjab and Mumbai.

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Balwinder Sandhu Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He is married and has 2 daughters.

Life's Important Dates Of Balwinder Sandhu

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Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Mumbai
Nationality Indian
Religion Sikh
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut Test - vs Pakistan at Niaz Stadium, Jan 14, 1983
ODI - vs Pakistan at Jinnah Stadium, Dec 03, 1982
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Player Kapil Dev
Favorite Sport Cricket

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Balwinder Sandhu

  • His international career lasted for just 2 years.
  • He has played some first club level cricket in Kenya.
  • He was also associated with Indian Cricket League.

Balwinder Sandhu Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

67 years, 8months, 21 days old age Balwinder Sandhu will turn 68 on 03 August, 2024. Only 3 months, 9 days, 7 hours,59 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Balwinder Sandhu has celebrated the total number of 68 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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