Ajit Agarkar Marathi Actor
  • DOB : 04-12-1976
  • Age : 45
  • Star Sign : Sagittarius
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Ajit Agarkar was born in Bombay on December 4, 1976, to Meena and Balachandra Agarkar. Manik Agarkar is his only sibling. Agarkar began as a batsman as a toddler before his father handed him to cricket teacher Ramakant Achrekar. Agarkar attended Ruparel College in Matunga. He married Fatima Ghadially, and they have a son named Raj. He lives at Narayan Pujari Nagar, Worli Seaface, South Mumbai, Maharashtra. He has played in over 200 international matches for India in all three formats of the game. He is India's third best wicket-taker in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and has represented India in the 1999 and 2007 Cricket World Cups. He is small in comparison to other fast bowlers, but he can bowl at more than 90 mph. Since 1997–1998, Agarkar has competed for his city of Mumbai in national competitions. In the 2009–10 Ranji Trophy finals against Karnataka, one of his greatest performances clinched Mumbai's close victory thanks to a 5-wicket haul.

He has also represented Middlesex in English county cricket. For the first three IPL seasons (2008–2010), he played for the Kolkata Knight Riders. He was signed by the Delhi Daredevils in 2011 before the fourth. He did well in both the 1999 and 2003 Down Under Test Series. His 6/41 bowling numbers at Adelaide in 2003, which were the greatest of his bowling career, helped India win their first Test match in Australia in 20 years. In 2002, when batting at position eight against the Englishmen at The Lord's, he reached his first Test century and finished the innings undefeated on 109.