Paras Mhambrey

Country: India
Born: June 20, 1972, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium

Paras Mhambrey Bio

Paras Laxmikant Mhambrey, a renowned Indian cricket player, is widely recognized for his exceptional skills as a right-arm medium pacer. Born and raised in Mumbai, Mhambrey made his international debut during India’s tour of England in 1996. This tour saw the emergence of several iconic players such as Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, and Venkatesh Prasad, who went on to achieve great success in their careers.

Although Mhambrey’s debut was accompanied by high hopes, he was unable to make the same impact as his contemporaries. His international career comprised two Tests and two one-dayers in the 1996 England tour, followed by a sole one-day international against Bangladesh in 1998. Despite not making a significant mark at the international level, Mhambrey’s contributions to domestic cricket were illustrious.

Having debuted in the Ranji Trophy in the 1993-94 season, Mhambrey showcased his prowess with a remarkable tally of 30 wickets at an average of 23.77 apiece. This impressive performance earned him a spot in the India A side the following season. Throughout his career, Mhambrey proved to be consistent with the ball, taking a remarkable 284 wickets at an average of 24.36.

Mhambrey’s proficiency as a lower-order batsman further strengthened his value to the team. His ability to contribute valuable runs down the order played a crucial role in Mumbai’s success, leading them to five Ranji Trophy wins during his tenure as a player. The pinnacle of his career came in the 2002-03 season when he captained Mumbai to their last Ranji Trophy triumph before retiring.

Post-retirement, Mhambrey embarked on a coaching journey to share his knowledge and expertise with budding cricketers. He completed his Level 3 coaching diploma from the esteemed National Cricket Academy, demonstrating his dedication to enhancing his coaching abilities. Initially, he showcased his coaching prowess by guiding Maharashtra for two successful seasons.

Mhambrey’s coaching prowess was further recognized when he took the reins of the Bengal cricket team. Despite his short tenure, Mhambrey led Bengal to the Ranji finals in both seasons under his guidance, establishing himself as a formidable and astute coach.

Impressed by his coaching abilities, Mhambrey was appointed as the coach of India A for their home series against South Africa in September 2007. This appointment further highlighted his understanding of the game and his aptitude for nurturing young talent.

Paras Laxmikant Mhambrey’s contribution to Indian cricket extends beyond his playing career. While he may not have attained the same level of success internationally as some of his teammates, his impact on Mumbai’s domestic cricket and his subsequent achievements as a coach solidify his status as a cricketing figure. Mhambrey’s dedication, perseverance, and passion for the game have made him an influential role model for aspiring cricketers in India.

Paras Mhambrey Career Stats

Paras Mhambrey Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 3 1 58 28 29 111 52.25 0 0 8 0 1 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 3 1 1 7 7* - 5 140 0 0 1 0 0 0
FC 91 105 19 1665 117 19.36 - - 1 5 - - 33 0
List A 83 30 11 242 31 12.73 - - 0 0 - - 18 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Paras Mhambrey Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 2 3 258 148 2 1/43 1/43 74 3.44 129 0 0 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 3 3 126 120 3 2/69 2/69 40 5.71 42 0 0 0
FC 91 - 15493 6921 284 7/42 - 24.36 2.68 54.5 - 13 1
List A 83 - 4004 2829 111 5/23 5/23 25.48 4.23 36 4 2 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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