Bishan Singh Bedi

Born Sep 25, 1946
Nationality India India
Team History
Delhi Cricket Team Delhi 1968 - 1981
India National Cricket Team India 1974 - 1979
Northamptonshire County Cricket Club Northamptonshire County 1972 - 1977

Bishan Singh Bedi was a right handed batsman and slow left arm orthodox bowler who played for the Indian cricket team. He has also played for Northern Punjab, Northamptonshire and Delhi.

Bedi debuted in Test cricket on 31st December 1966 at Kolkata against West Indies. In the 1st innings, he bowled 36 overs, 11 of which were maidens, conceded 92 runs and took 2 wickets. He scored 5 runs and was stumped by Hendriks off the bowling of Sobers. In the 2nd innings, he was caught by Bynoe off the bowling of Sobers for no score. West Indies won this match by an innings and 45 runs. Bedi debuted in One day Internationals on 13th July 1974 at Leeds against England. In this match, Bedi was caught by Lloyd off the bowling of Old for no score. He bowled 11 overs, none of which were maidens, conceded 68 runs and took 2 wickets. England won this match by 4 wickets.

Career Highlights

Bedi has played in 67 Test matches in which he has scored 656 runs at a batting average of 8.98. His highest score has been 50 not out and he has hit 1 fifty and 3 sixers and has taken 26 catches. He has bowled 21364 deliveries and has conceded 7637 runs while taking 266 wickets. His bowling average has been 28.71 and economy rate 2.14. He has played in 10 One day Internationals and has scored 31 runs in these at a batting average of 6.20 and strike rate of 44.28. He has bowled 590 deliveries and has conceded 340 runs while taking 7 wickets at a bowling average of 48.57 and economy rate of 3.45.

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