Happy Birthday, Indian Cricketer Chetan Sharma, Chetan is a former India bowler and his current chief selector, who was born on 3 January 1966 in Ludhiana, Punjab, India. Sharma’s batting style is Right-handed. And Bowling Style Right-arm fast-medium, It’s Chetan’s 56th Birthday.
A Former Indian Cricketer :-
Sharma is a former Indian cricketer and politician who has played Test and ODI matches as a fast bowler for the Indian cricket team. On 24 December 2020. He was electing as the chairman of the selection committee of an Indian cricket team.
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Chetan was coaching by Dronacharya Award winner Desh Prem Azad. He was also Kapil Dev’s mentor and is currently directing by Venkatesh Iyer and Shardul Thakur. He is the current Chairman of the Senior Selection Committee.
Chetan’s Domestic Career :-
He made his first-class debut for Punjab at the age of 17 and appeared in One Day Internationals a year later. And he was the first man to take a hat-trick in the ODI World Cup. He achieved this achievement in the 1987 Reliance World Cup against New Zealand.
Sharma’s International Career :-
Making his first appearance in a Test against Pakistan at Lahore in 1984, he bowled Mohsin Khan on his fifth ball, becoming the third Indian to take a wicket in his first over in Test cricket.
He took fourteen wickets in three Test matches in Sri Lanka in 1985. In addition to that session in Australia. India was expecting to win the last match of the league to qualify for the final of the World Series Cup.
For his ability to score useful runs, that too at a fast pace, Chetan Sharma was seen as the natural successor to Kapil Dev in the all-rounder category. By the early nineties, his bowling speed had declined and his intensity and his strike rate had declined significantly.
Sharma is also remembering for bowling the last over in the final of the Australia-Asia Cup in Sharjah in 1986. Pakistan needed four runs off the last ball to win.
He bowled a low full toss outside the leg stump, which was hit. For six by Javed Miandad. That defeat started a losing streak for the Indian cricket team in Sharjah.