Pravin Amre

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Pravin Amre
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Pravin Amre at Box Cricket Finale, Box Ka Boss
Personal information
Full name Pravin Kalyan Amre
Born (1968-08-14) 14 August 1968 (age 50)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Batting Right-handed batsman
Bowling Right-arm Leg break
Role Batsman
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 195) 13 November 1992 v South Africa
Last Test 4 August 1993 v Sri Lanka
ODI debut (cap 82) 10 November 1991 v South Africa
Last ODI 20 February 1994 v Sri Lanka
Domestic team information
Years Team
Air India
Bengal cricket team
Boland cricket team
Goa cricket team
Mumbai cricket team
Railways cricket team
Rajasthan cricket team
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 11 37 86 113
Runs scored 425 513 5,815 2382
Batting average 42.50 20.52 48.86 27.37
100s/50s 1/3 0/2 17/25 1/14
Top score 103 84* 246 103*
Balls bowled 2 30 26
Wickets 0 0 0 0
Bowling average - - -
5 wickets in innings - 0 0 0
10 wickets in match - 0 0 0
Best bowling - -
Catches/stumpings 9/– 12/0 58/0 32/–
Source: [1], 17 February 2018

Pravin Kalyan Amre (About this soundpronunciation ; born 14 August 1968) is an Indian cricketer who represented the Indian cricket team between 1991 and 1999. He played 11 Test matches and 37 ODI's.

Domestic career

At the domestic level, Amre played for various teams such as Mumbai, Railways, Rajasthan and Bengal, while also playing in South Africa for Boland. His score of 246 for Rest of India against Bengal remains the highest score by any batsman in the Irani Trophy. His coach, Ramakant Achrekar, who was also the coach of Sachin Tendulkar, had once famously claimed that he would be a better batsman than even Sachin Tendulkar

International career

Amre made his One Day International (ODI) debut against South Africa at Kolkata in November 1991, scoring a half-century. His Test debut came against the same team at Durban, scoring a century. In the event, he became the ninth India player to achieve this feat.[1]

After cricket

Amre was coached by Ramakant Achrekar, who also trained cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli. He is the coach of the India Under-19 cricket team, which won the 2012 Under19 Cricket World Cup in Australia and Mumbai cricket team. He also was the assistant coach of Pune Warriors India in the Indian Premier League. He is the assistant coach of the delhi daredevils in the Indian premier league.

International centuries

Test centuries

Test centuries of Praveen Amre
No Runs Match Against City/Country Venue Start date Result
[1] 103 1  South Africa South Africa Durban, South Africa Kingsmead Cricket Ground 13 November 1992 Drawn

International awards

One Day International Cricket

Man of the Match awards

No. 1 South Africa Buffalo Park, East London 19 December 1992 84* (98 balls: 5x4)  India won by 5 wickets.[2]


  1. ^ "Records / Test matches / Batting records / Hundred on debut". ESPNcricinfo. Archived from the original on 23 April 2017. Retrieved 12 December 2012.
  2. ^ "1992-1993 South Africa v India - 7th Match - East London". Archived from the original on 9 August 2017. Retrieved 9 August 2017.

External links

  • Pravin Amre at ESPNcricinfo
  • "Player Profile: Pravin Amre". CricketArchive.
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