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Full Name  Madan Lal Udhouram Sharma
Born  (1951-03-20) 20 March 1951 (age 63)
Birth Place  Amritsar, Punjab, India
Role  All-rounder
Name  Madan Udhouram
Relations  Kuunal Lal (Son)
Awards  Arjuna Award for Cricket
Nickname  Madipa, Maddat Lal
National team   India
Batting style  Right-hand batsman
Bowling style  Right-arm medium

Madan Lal (Cricketer)
Competition Tests ODIs FC LA
Matches 39 67 232 111
Runs scored 1042 401 10204 1171
Batting average 22.65 19.09 42.87 25.45
100s/50s -/5 -/1 22/50 -/5
Top score 74 53* 223 64
Balls bowled 5997 3164 33123 5456
Wickets 71 73 625 119
Bowling average 40.08 29.27 25.50 30.20
5 wickets in innings 4 - 27 0
10 wickets in match - n/a 5 n/a
Best bowling 5/23 4/20 9/31 4/20
Catches/stumpings 15/- 18/- 141/– 31/–

Madan Lal Udhouram Sharma  pronunciation  (Punjabi ??? ???, Hindi ??? ??? and Urdu ??? ??? ??? ??? ???? ) born 20 March 1951 in Amritsar, Punjab is a former Indian cricketer (1974–1987) and Indian national cricket coach. He is born in a Brahmin family. He coached Delhi Giants in the Indian Cricket League.


Playing career

Madan Lal enjoyed outstanding all-round success at first-class level scoring 10,204 runs (av 42.87), including 22 hundreds, also capturing 625 wickets (av 25.50). He had a side-on bowling action.

He played 39 Test matches for India, scoring 1,042 runs at an average of 22.65, taking 71 wickets at 40.08 and holding 15 catches. He was a fairly competent lower order batsman, often extricating the Indian team from tricky situations which earned him the nickname, Maddat Lal by grateful Indian fans.

Madan Lal bowled the first ball to Dennis Amiss of England in the 1975 World Cup He made 67 One Day Internationals appearances and was also a member of the 1983 World Cup final winning team where he teamed up with Kapil Dev, Balwinder Sandhu, Roger Binny, Mohinder Amarnath and Kirti Azad to contain and destroy the opposition.In the 1983 world cup finale Kapil Dev took the extraordinary catch of Vivian Richards off the bowling of Madan Lal. Madan Lal played for Punjab but later played for Delhi.

Coaching career

In his retirement, Madan Lal has been actively involved in the game in various capacities. Madan Lal coached the UAE team for 1996 Cricket World Cup. Madan Lal had a stint as Indias national cricket coach between September 1996 and September 1997

He was member of the Selection Committee from 2000 and 2001. He joined and served as the coach of the Delhi Giants (known as the Delhi Jets till 2008) in the Indian Cricket League till it became defunct. He later applied for BCCIs amnesty offer since the ICL is not a recognized Twenty20 League.

Political career

In March 2009, the Indian National Congress decided to field Madan Lal as their candidate for the Hamirpur Parliamentary constituency bye elections in Himachal Pradesh. Madan Lal was chosen to contest the bye elections against Anurag Thakur, son of the Himachal Pradesh BJP leader, Prem Kumar Dhumal.

Acting career

In April 2013, Madan Lal came on a crime show called Hum Ne Li Hai- Shapath on Life OK at 9pm.

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