Pravin Amre

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Pravin Amre
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Pravin Amre at Box Cricket Finale, Box Ka Boss
Personal information
Full namePravin Kalyan Amre
Born (1968-08-14) 14 August 1968 (age 51)
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
BowlingRight-arm Leg break
Role Batsman
International information
National side
Test debut(cap  195)13 November 1992 v  South Africa
Last Test4 August 1993 v  Sri Lanka
ODI debut(cap  82)10 November 1991 v  South Africa
Last ODI20 February 1994 v  Sri Lanka
Domestic team information
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
Runs scored4255135,8152,382
Batting average 42.5020.5248.8627.37
Top score10384* 246103*
Balls bowled23026
Wickets 000
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 9/–12/058/032/–
Source: CricInfo, 17 February 2018

Pravin Kalyan Amre ( Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation  ; 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 was 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]

He was appointed as talent scouts for Mumbai Indians

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