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Mohinder Amarnath Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 8, 2019

Short Biography

Mohinder Amarnath was born on 24-09-1950 in Patiala in the state of Punjab, India. He is an Indian Cricket Player & Cricket Coach.

Other Name: Jimmy, Mohinder Jain Bhardwaj
Other Professions: Cricket Coach

Mohinder Amarnath Complete Bio & Career

The time before India knew about a man called Sourav Ganguly, Mohinder Amarnath possessed the title "comeback king". His career which started in 1969, kept going 2 momentous decades and saw him accomplish the most noteworthy of pinnacles and furthermore sink to the least of troughs. Cricket kept running in his blood; he is the child of India's first post Independence skipper Lala Amarnath, the sibling of previous Test cricketer Surinder Amarnath and furthermore Rajinder Amarnath, a previous top notch cricketer. He began his vocation as a medium pace bowler who could bat, yet completed as a standout amongst the best batsmen created by India. 
After his presentation arrangement in 1969, he needed to hold up until 1975 to come back to the side. He kept on being in and out of the side until the mid 1980s, when he scaled new statures. In 1982-83, he played 11 away Tests against Pakistan and West Indies and scored near 1200 runs. Things showed signs of improvement in 1983, when he had a noteworthy impact in India's fruitful World Cup crusade. His overall exhibitions in the semi-last and the last observed him return to back Man of the Match grants, aside from being pronounced the Man of the Series. 
In any case, the next year ended up being very in opposition to the past 2 seasons. In the 1984 West Indies voyage through India, he oversaw just 1 keep running in 6 innings, a troubling show which got him the hatchet. Be that as it may, he came back with a blast, returning as a much improved batsman. 
To huge numbers of his friends and adversaries, Amarnath was a standout amongst the best batsman of his occasions. Sunil Gavaskar depicted him as the best batsman on the planet, while Imran Khan considered him the best batsman in the 1982-83 season. Jimmy, as he was called, was known to be a bold individual and scored his runs on the hardest of tracks. His first century went ahead the quickest contribute the world - Perth, and he proceeded to score 10 additional tons against the best of bowlers. His batting aptitudes combined with precise medium pace bowling made him a standout amongst the best all-rounders to originate from India. 
Post-retirement, Amarnath worked with a youthful Bangladesh side in the mid-90s, however, was chopped out after they neglected to meet all requirements for the 1996 World Cup.

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Mohinder Amarnath Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to veteran cricketer Lala Amarnath and Kailash Kumari. His brother Surinder Amarnath was also a cricketer. He is married to Inderjit Amarnath.

Life's Important Dates Of Mohinder Amarnath

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Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town Patila
Nationality Indian
Religion Sikh
Address Patiala, Punjab, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut Test - 24 December 1969 v Australia
ODI - 7 June 1975 v England
Best Friends Kapil Dev and Sunil Gavaskar
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Pajero


Favorite Player Sunil Gavaskar , Kapil Dev
Favorite Sport Cricket

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Mohinder Amarnath

  • He was bestowed with the title "comeback king" as he has made as many as 7 comebacks.
  • He thus far is the only Indian player who has been dismissed by handling the ball.
  • He was superstitious and always carried a red handkerchief in his pocket while going ut for batting.
  • He hosted a show called 'Cricket with Mohinder Amarnath' in the late 1980s and in that show he interviewed 15-year-old Sachin Tendulkar.
  • Sunil Gavaskar in his book "idols" have described Mohinder Amarnath as one of the world's finest batsman.

Mohinder Amarnath Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

72 years, 6months, 4 days old age Mohinder Amarnath will turn 73 on 24 September, 2023. Only 5 months, 26 days, 20 hours,58 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Mohinder Amarnath has celebrated the total number of 73 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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