Uday Joshi

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Uday Joshi
Personal information
Full nameUdaykumar Chaganlal Joshi
Born (1944-12-23) 23 December 1944 (age 75)
Rajkot, British Raj
BowlingRight-arm off break
Domestic team information
19701974 Sussex
1968/691979/80 Gujarat
1967/68 Railways (India)
1965/661982/83 Saurashtra
Career statistics
Competition First-class List A
Runs scored2,28757
Batting average 10.0411.40
Top score100* 19*
Balls bowled38,978681
Wickets 55715
Bowling average 29.0825.20
5 wickets in innings 34
10 wickets in match3
Best bowling6/334/22
Catches/stumpings 78/2/
Source: Cricinfo, 20 December 2013

Udaykumar Chaganlal Joshi (born 23 December 1944, in Rajkot) is an Indian former cricketer active from 1965 to 1983 who played for Sussex.

He appeared in 186 first-class matches as a right-handed batsman who bowled off breaks. He scored 2,287 runs with a highest score of 100 not out and took 557 wickets with a best performance of six for 33. [1]

In 2012 Joshi was convicted of having sexually molested a 13-year-old boy in Northern Ireland in 1979 and was jailed for six years. He was also barred from working with children in the future. At the time of his conviction Joshi was a 67-year-old married father of two. [2]

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  1. Uday Joshi at CricketArchive
  2. "Cricket in the Courts", Wisden 2013, p. 203.