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Madan Lal Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 7, 2019

Short Biography

Madan Lal was born on 20-03-1951 in Amritsar in the state of Punjab, India. He is an Indian Cricket Player & Cricket Coach.

Other Name: Madan Lal Udhouram Sharma, Madipa, Maddat Lal
Other Professions: Cricket Coach

Madan Lal Complete Bio & Career

Madan Lal was on the top-rated all-rounder of his time. He played for India in 67 ODIs and 39 Tests. He was a medium fast bowler and a very handy batsman of the lower order. He was a prominent member of the Indian team that won its first ever World Cup in 1983. 
His first-class career was astonishing. He scored 10204 first-class runs at a healthy average of 42.87 and has also picked up 625 wickets at an average of 25.50. After some solid performances at the domestic level, Madan Lal was finally selected in the national squad for the tour of England in 1974. He retained his position until 1977/78 tour of Australia after which he was axed from the side. He made a comeback to the Indian squad in 1981-82 for the series against England. He made a strong comeback by taking by taking two 5-wicket hauls in his comeback series. He again became a regular figure in the Indian team. His greatest cricket moment came during the 1983 World Cup final. Chasing a small target of 184, West Indies were cruising with 50/1 at one stage and it was his spell that turned the match in India's favour. He sent back three best players Vivian Richards, Larry Gomes and Desmond Haynes rapidly and what happened next is history. 
In addition to his bowling, his batting proved to be a great asset and provided the much-needed support lower down the order. Post-retirement, He turned coach and coached the A team and finally coached the senior team in 1996/97. He also served the selection committee in 2000-01. He also appears on news channels as a cricket analyst. 

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Honours & Awards

Arjuna Award National Sports Award 1989 Cricket

Madan Lal Family, Relatives and Other Relations

See given below celebrity profiles about Madan Lal's family, relatives;
Son Kunal Lal

Life's Important Dates Of Madan Lal

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Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Amritsar
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address New Delhi, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut Test - 6 June, 1974 v England
ODI - 13 July, 1974 v England
Best Friends Balwinder Sandhu and Yashpal Sharma
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A
Batting Style Right-handed
Bowling Style Right-Arm Fast Medium Bowler
Playing Role Bowler


Favorite Player Kapil Dev
Favorite Sport Cricket

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Madan Lal

  • Post-retirement, he made his foray in politics by joining INC (Indian National Congress).
  • He has also appeared on a crime show titled Hum Ne Li Hai- Shapath.
  • In a career spanning 13 years, he won just 1 Man of the Match Award.
  • He runs a cricket academy in Delhi.

Madan Lal Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

71 years, 6months, 4 days old age Madan Lal will turn 72 on 20 March, 2023. Only 5 months, 23 days, his next birthday.

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