|Bowling style Right-arm off break|
|Role Opening batsman|
Batting style Right-handed
|Full name Shishir Shantaram Hattangadi|
Born 30 July 1961 (age 55) (1961-07-30) Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Shishir Shantaram Hattangadi (born 30 July 1961) is a former Indian first-class cricketer who played for Bombay cricket team from 1981/82 to 1991/92. He worked as a selector for the Mumbai Cricket Association after retirement and also as Head of Cricket with the Mumbai Indians.
Life and career
Hattangadi studied at the St. Mary's School, Mumbai and Podar College. He had scored 323 not out in an inter-collegiate final at the Wankhede Stadium. He was coached in his early career by Vasant Amladi and Vithal Patil.
He went on to make his first-class debut at the age of 19. He played as an opening batsman, opening the innings with Sunil Gavaskar on several occasions in the Mumbai team. In a career that lasted 11 seasons, Hattangadi made over 3000 runs including 10 centuries and was the captain for several matches. He retired from cricket at the age of 29, after he "stopped enjoying the game".
Hattangadi became a selector for the Mumbai Cricket Association but resigned from the post in 2009. He worked as the Head of Cricket for Deccan Chargers in 2008, before taking up the same position with the Mumbai Indians in 2009. He also wrote columns for the media.