Gursharan Singh

Country: India
Born: March 08, 1963, Amritsar, Punjab
Batting Style: Right hand Bat

Gursharan Singh Bio

Gursharan Singh, born on February 5, 1960, in India, is a former professional cricket player who represented Punjab and India in domestic and international cricket. Known for his exceptional batting skills and outstanding fielding abilities, Gursharan left an indelible mark on the cricketing world during his career.

Gursharan burst onto the cricket scene with a remarkable century in his debut first-class match for India U-22 against England in the 1981-82 season. Facing a formidable international attack, Gursharan’s innings showcased his immense talent and potential. This remarkable start cemented his position as one of the most promising young cricketers in India.

Two seasons later, Gursharan found himself on the field during a Test match against West Indies as a substitute. In a display of exceptional fielding prowess, he created history by taking an unprecedented four catches at forward short leg. This feat showcased his agility, reflexes, and dedication to the game.

However, tragedy struck Gursharan during the quarter-final match against Bengal in the 1988-89 Ranji Trophy. Despite a monumental innings of 298 runs, his efforts were in vain as Punjab fell short of Bengal’s total by 43 runs. This heartbreaking loss was a testament to Gursharan’s determination and resilience, even in the face of defeat.

Despite his consistent performances in domestic cricket, Gursharan had to wait until the following season to earn his solitary Test cap for India. During the tour of New Zealand, he made his Test debut, batting at No.7. Unfortunately, his international career was short-lived, and he was unable to make a significant impact at the highest level.

Over the course of his illustrious Ranji Trophy career, Gursharan amassed 4,067 runs at an impressive average of 47.29. His consistency and ability to score runs earned him recognition and respect in the domestic circuit. Gursharan’s contributions to Punjab cricket cannot be understated, as he was a pillar of strength for the team throughout his career.

Off the field, Gursharan was known for his humble and down-to-earth personality. He remained dedicated to the game of cricket and was a role model for aspiring cricketers. Even after retiring from professional cricket, Gursharan continued to contribute to the sport as a mentor and coach, passing on his knowledge and experience to the next generation of cricketers.

Gursharan’s legacy as a talented cricketer will always be remembered in the annals of Indian cricket history. His achievements on the field and his commitment to the sport serve as an inspiration to aspiring cricketers across the country. Though his international career was cut short, Gursharan’s contributions to domestic cricket and his impact as a player and mentor cannot be overlooked.

Gursharan Singh Career Stats

Gursharan Singh Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 1 0 18 18 18 38 47.36 0 0 2 0 2 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 1 1 0 4 4 4 10 40 0 0 0 0 1 0
FC 104 147 15 5719 298* 43.32 - - 14 30 - - 105 0
List A 31 26 1 581 88 23.24 - - 0 2 - - 10 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Gursharan Singh Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 104 - 164 120 4 1/3 - 30 4.39 41 - 0 0
List A 31 - 30 27 0 - - - 5.4 - 0 0 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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