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Former spinner Bishan Singh Bedi passes away at the age of 77

Utkarsh Classes 23-10-2023
Former spinner Bishan Singh Bedi passes away at the age of 77 Death 3 min read

Former Indian spin bowler Bishan Singh Bedi passed away at the age of 77. He was ill for a long time. Bishan Singh, who surprised the batsmen with his spin balls in the 1970s, captained the Indian team in a total of 22 international matches.

  • Bishan Singh's international career lasted for 12 years and he led India to memorable victories in many matches on the basis of his bowling.

International Career of Bishan Singh:

  • Bishan Singh started his international career in 1967 and played his last match in 1979.
  • India's legendary spinner took a total of 266 wickets during his Test career.
  • Bishan Singh also played a total of 10 ODI matches for India, in which he took 7 wickets.
  • Bishan Singh, along with Prasanna, Chandrashekhar and Raghavan, took a lot of wickets with his spin balls in the 1970s.

Bishan Singh Started his Career against West Indies:

  • Bishan Singh Bedi played the first match of his international career against West Indies. Bishan Singh took a total of 2 wickets in his debut match. Bishan Singh had troubled the big batsmen of the world a lot with his excellent spin bowling.
  • Bishan Singh played the last match of his career against England in the year 1979.

Bishan Singh Bedi also played the role of coach:

  • Bishan Singh Bedi also worked as a coach after retiring from international cricket.
  • Bishan Singh prepared many young players for Team India, which also included big names like Murali Karthik.

Bishan Singh Bedi has been associated with the Indian team in many ways:

  • Along with coaching, the former bowler also tried his hand at commentary.
  • In the year 1990, Bishan Singh was also the manager of the Indian team that went on the tour of New Zealand and England.
  • Along with this, Bishan Singh also served Indian cricket as a national selector.

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Bishan Singh Bedi played the first match of his international career against West Indies.

Bishan Singh played the last match of his career against England in the year 1979.

Bishan Singh captained the Indian team in a total of 22 international matches.
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