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 51)
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Batting Right-handed
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 2,382
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
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 9/– 12/0 58/0 32/–
Source: CricInfo, 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 One Day Internationals (ODIs).

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 was the coach of the India Under-19 cricket team, which won the 2012 Under19 Cricket World Cup in Australia and Mumbai cricket team. He was the assistant coach of Pune Warriors India in the Indian Premier League. He is currently the talent scout for the Delhi Capitals in the Indian premier league.

In July 2019, he was appointed as the batting coach of the United States national cricket team on a short-term basis.[2]


  1. ^ "Records / Test matches / Batting records / Hundred on debut". ESPNcricinfo. Archived from the original on 23 April 2017. Retrieved 12 December 2012.
  2. ^ "USA Cricket Announces New National Team Coaching Structure". USA Cricket. Retrieved 13 July 2019.

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