Jatin Paranjape

Country: India
Born: April 17, 1972, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Slow Left arm Orthodox

Jatin Paranjape Bio

Jatin Vasudeo Paranjape, born on 29 October 1972 in Bombay, India, is a former Indian cricketer who made a brief but notable appearance on the international stage. Known for his attractive middle-order batting, Paranjape came from a cricketing background, with his father, Vasu Paranjpe, being a former Bombay player.

Paranjape’s cricketing journey began in the 1991-92 season when he made his debut in the prestigious Ranji Trophy. However, it took him seven years of perseverance and consistent performances to catch the attention of the national selectors. His breakthrough year came in 1997-98 when he had a scorching run of form, scoring 606 runs in just four Ranji outings.

Impressed by Paranjape’s stellar performances, the selectors included him in the India ‘A’ squad for the tour of Pakistan in 1998. Unfortunately, he failed to make a significant impact in the series. Nonetheless, he earned an opportunity to play his first and only One Day International (ODI) during a triangular series involving Kenya and Bangladesh in May of the same year.

Paranjape’s ODI debut, though brief, showcased his levelheadedness and instinctive urgency. In the Sahara Cup at Toronto later in 1998, he played a crucial role in India’s victory in the opening match, scoring an unbeaten 23 off just one run a ball. However, fate had other plans for him as he suffered an ankle injury in the next game, cutting short his international career.

Following his injury, Paranjape never regained his place in the national team and was confined to domestic cricket. Despite his setback, he continued to display his talent in the domestic arena. In the 1999-2000 Ranji season, Paranjape amassed 652 runs at an impressive average of 50.15, including three centuries, with his highest score being an outstanding 185.

Despite his consistent performances, Paranjape failed to regain the confidence of the selectors and was unable to make a comeback in international cricket. After representing his state team, Bombay (now Mumbai), for several years, he eventually retired from professional cricket.

Off the field, Paranjape is known for his resolute nature and strong defensive capabilities. However, when he unleashed his broad shoulders and took a free swing, the ball traveled a long way. His strokeplay and ability to score quickly made him a valuable asset in limited-overs cricket.

While his international career might have been limited due to unfortunate circumstances, Paranjape’s contributions to domestic cricket remain significant. His determination, perseverance, and natural talent continue to inspire young cricketers in India.

Today, Jatin Paranjape is involved in cricket administration and has served as a national selector for the Indian cricket team. He is also a respected commentator, bringing his insights and experiences to the fans of the game.

Jatin Paranjape Career Stats

Jatin Paranjape Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 4 4 1 54 27 18 91 59.34 0 0 3 1 2 0
FC 62 95 9 3964 218 46.09 - - 13 15 - - 54 0
List A 44 38 9 1040 116* 35.86 - - 2 3 - - 8 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Jatin Paranjape Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 62 - 6 0 0 - - - - - 0 0 0
List A 44 - 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 0 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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