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Sunil Joshi Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 5, 2020

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Short Biography

Sunil Joshi was born on 06-06-1970 in Gadag, Mysore State (Karnataka), India. He is an Indian Cricket Player & Cricket Coach who appointed Team India's (India National Cricket Team) chief selector on 04-03-2020.

Other Name: Sunil Bandacharya Joshi
Other Professions: Cricket Coach

Sunil Joshi Complete Bio & Career

A famous left-handed batsman and also the spinner of his times, Sunil Joshi was an all-rounder in the Indian Cricket Team. Known to very few but his full name is Sunil Bandacharya Joshi and belongs to Karnataka.
His life had been a tough deal and his passion for learning cricket raised bars for his dedication as he used to travel almost 40 kilometers to the nearby place Hubbali to learn cricket every day. He would wake up really early and jump off to practice in the morning and then return back to his hometown Gadag, where he had to then attend his school.
Between the crucial years of 1996-2001, Joshi had made a mark in the Indian cricket team by playing in both One Day's Internationals and Test matches. Performing well as a bowler he usually provided runs by his batting from the lower order in the team and used to meet targets. He was also not the primary bowler but acted as the secondary option to the great spin bowler Anil Kumble and with excellent performances in the One-day matches he gained a good name. Despite these, he failed to get a position in Cricket World Cup in the year 1999.
The same year he gave a great performance by giving a tough competition and figure of 10-6-6-5 in the ODI match against South Africa and helped the team to register a win. His performance made him rank in the Wisden's 100 best performances in ODI marking his one as the 7th one. From the year 1995-1996, he played Ranji Trophy from his home state Karnataka and achieved 500 runs with 50 wickets and a commendable performance. He was a part of Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL matches in the year 2008 and 2009. But then in the year 2011, he announced his retirement. He became the head coach of Assam cricket team in the year 2016. In the year 2020, he was appointed as the chairman of seletors.

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Sunil Joshi Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He is married to Ravneet Joshi and together the couple has a son named Aryan.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 38
Biceps Size 13
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Dark
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Gadag , Karnataka
Nationality Indian
Religion India
Address Bangalore, Karnataka, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification NA
Hobbies Travelling, Reading
Marital Status Married
Debut Test - 6 June 1996 v England
ODI - 1 September 1996 v Zimbabwe
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player Rahul Dravid
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Place Dubai

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Sunil Joshi

  • He used to travel 40 miles to Hubballi each morning for practice, and then returned to his native town of Gadag in time for school.
  • He represented Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2008 and 2009 season of the Indian Premier League.
  • His spell of 10–6–6–5 was rated in the Wisden 100 as the seventh best ODI bowling performance to that date.

Sunil Joshi Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

52 years, 3months, 18 days old age Sunil Joshi will turn 53 on 06 June, 2023. Only 8 months, 12 days, 1 hours,48 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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