“I think there are a couple of teams, CSK certainly need a little bit of restructuring. Ajit Agarkar is the fastest Indian bowler to take 50 ODI wickets, but he also holds the record for the fastest ODI fifty by an Indian batsman. We appreciate his contribution," Savant added. Former cricketer Ajit Agarkar is having a working birthday today. Ajit Agarkar has suggested Gill should bat at number 6 to strengthen India's middle-order The Test series between India and Australia will start from December 17 Despite no Rohit Sharma in the fray for the first two Tests of the upcoming series against Australia, Team India boasts of a group of solid openers who are vying for the top two spots. Pages Liked by This Page. Agarkar finished 11 short of 300 ODI wickets as he announced his retirement. Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar retired from all forms of cricket, bringing the curtains down on a 16-year first class career during which he played in 26 Tests and 191 ODIs, besides leading Mumbai to their 40th Ranji Trophy title last season. March 16 2019 by Gaurav Gupta. After making the finals last time out, MS Dhoni’s Chennai team have struggled this season. The Ajit Agarkar-chaired Mumbai senior selection committee resigned en masse on Friday (March 15), leaving the Mumbai Cricket Association officials struggling to come up with answers. Nilesh Kulkarni, Jatin Paranjape and Sunil More are the other members of the selection panel. Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar has backed 21-year-old Shubman Gill to bat at No.6 as Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihar and Cheteshwar Pujara will keep their places in the upper-middle-order in the Test series against Australia. Ajit Agarkar, the former India pacer, was appointed as the chairman of Mumbai Cricket Association's selection committee on Friday (May 26).Agarkar will head the selection committee for senior and Under-23 set-ups. Ajit Agarkar, the former India pacer, was appointed as the chairman of Mumbai Cricket Association's selection committee on Friday (May 26).Agarkar will head the selection committee for senior and Under-23 set-ups. Circle Of Cricket. He also represented the Delhi Daredevils franchise in the IPL and played four T20 Internationals, three of those in the inaugural World T20 won by India in 2007. ‘MS Dhoni used him as a guy who bowled a lot of overs’: Ajit Agarkar explains how former India captain made Ishant Sharma a better bowler Ishant, who … ‘MS Dhoni used him as a guy who bowled a lot of overs’: Ajit Agarkar explains how former India captain made Ishant Sharma a better bowler Ishant, who … © Cricbuzz, © 2020 Cricbuzz.com, Times Internet Limited. They extended their wishes for the 2007 T20 World Cup alumnus, who was a lethal exponent of seam bowling for India during his playing days. Sushma Verma. So, this is the last opportunity for me to serve as a selector, and I feel I can do a responsible job," he added. Ajit Agarkar birthday: BCCI extends wishes for cricketer-turned-commentator. Ajit Agarkar (© AFP) India’s 2007 T20 World Cup winner Ajit Agarkar turned 42 on Friday. The record was set at Rajkot in 2000, where coming in to bat at number 8, the Mumbai all-rounder plundered the Zimbabwean bowling attack. Ajit Agarkar backs Shubman Gill for No. Today at 8:50 AM. Former India fast bowler Ajit Agarkar reckons that Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders are the two teams that need to come out with a different approaches for … Agarkar stated this considering the lack of options lower down the order The 1st Test between India and Australia will be played at Adelaide Oval Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar … Unfortunately for India and Agarkar, he never really produced consistent results to fulfil his huge promise. He took 58 wickets in 26 Tests at a costly 47-plus per wicket and 288 in ODIs at just over 27 per victim. Australia vs India: Shubman Gill should play at no.6 in first Test, says Ajit Agarkar Agarkar feels Shubman fits better in lower middle-order than as an opener for the pink-ball Test. Afp ) India ’ s Chennai team have struggled this season teams, CSK need! Finished with 58 wickets in 26 Tests, 191 ODIs and also finished with 58 wickets Tests! 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