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Former India all-rounder Bapu Nadkarni dies at 86

Jan 18, 2020 19:25 IST

Former India all-rounder Bapu Nadkarni passed away on Friday following old-age related illness. He was best known for bowling a record 21 successive maiden overs in a Test match against England in 1964. The Nashik-born made his Test debut against New Zealand in Delhi in 1955 and played his last Test at Auckland against the same opponents in 1968. He played 41 Tests in which he scored 1414 runs and took 88 wickets with 6/43 as his best bowling figures. Nadkarni was 86 and is survived by his wife and two daughters.