Madan Lal was a right handed batsman and right arm medium bowler who played for the Indian cricket team. The other teams he has played for are Punjab and Delhi.
Lal debuted in Test cricket on 6th June 1974 at Manchester while playing against England. In the 1st innings, he bowled 31 overs, out of which 11 were maidens, conceded 56 runs and took the wickets of Greig and Knott. He took the catch of Dennis Amiss. He scored 2 runs in 13 deliveries and was bowled by Hendrick. In the 2nd innings, he bowled 12 overs, out of which 2 were maidens and conceded 39 runs without taking any wicket. He scored 7 runs and was hit wicket on the bowling of Willis. England won this match by 113 runs. Lal debuted in One day Internationals on 13th June 1974 at Leeds against England. In this match, he was bowled by Old on a score of 2 runs. He bowled 9.1 overs, out of which 1 was maiden, conceded 43 runs and took the wicket of Mike Denness. England won this match by 4 wickets.
Lal has played in 39 Test matches in which he has scored 1042 runs at a batting average of 22.65. His highest score has been 74 and he has hit 5 fifties and 1 sixer and has taken 15 catches. He has bowled 5997 deliveries and has conceded 2846 runs while taking 71 wickets. His bowling average has been 40.08 while economy rate 2.84. He has played in 67 One day Internationals in which he has scored 401 runs at a batting average of 19.09 and strike rate of 62.17. He has bowled 3164 deliveries and has taken 73 wickets while conceding 2137 runs. His bowling average has been 29.27 and economy rate 4.05.