Scored a century in the first match, career ended in 11 matches, now earning name in coaching

This player played his first Test match on South African soil and scored a century in his very first Test match.

Praveen Amre is currently the assistant coach of Delhi Capitals. (File Pic)

There are many batsmen who score runs at home. But the batsman is praised only when he shows his colors on foreign soil. It is not easy to score runs abroad and when someone goes to foreign soil and scores a century in his very first test match, then what to say. An Indian batsman did this work. the name of this batsman is Praveen Amre, Amre’s talk is because today ie 14th August is his birthday. Praveen was born on 14 August 1968 in Mumbai.

Amre has been a middle order batsman. He is busy with coaching at this time. He is the assistant coach of Delhi Capitals. Prior to that he has also played the role of coach in domestic cricket. He is also the coach of many stars of India. Ajinkya Rahan, who was once the vice-captain of the Indian Test team, is Amre’s disciple.

Amazing done in Durban

Amre played his first Test match for India against South Africa in Durban on his own land. He was successful in scoring a century in his very first match. Amre scored 103 runs in the match played between November 13 and 17. This century helped India to draw the match. But after that he could not score a second century in Test nor could he take his career forward. His Test career ended after 11 matches. He played his last Test match on 4 August 1993 against Sri Lanka in Colombo.

Fifty in first ODI

While Amre scored a century in his first Test, he scored a half-century in his first ODI with the bat. He also played his first ODI against South Africa and scored 55 runs. He was successful in running his ODI career for four years. He played his last ODI match against Sri Lanka in Jalandhar on 20 February.

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India Amre scored 425 runs in 11 Test matches and during this time he averaged 42.50. This Amre scored a century and three half-centuries in the Test match. He played 37 ODI matches for India. In so many matches, he scored 513 runs and also scored two half-centuries. If we look at his first class career, he has played 86 matches and scored 5815 runs. His average in first class was 48.86. He has 17 centuries and 25 half-centuries to his name in this format. Amre played 113 List-A matches in which he scored 2383 runs at an average of 27.37. He has scored one century and 14 half-centuries in this format.