Madan Lal is a former Indian cricketer (1974-1987) from Amritsar, Punjab. Being a part of India’s World Cup-winning team, he was a successful all-rounder. The combination of his courageous middle order batting and nippy medium pace bowling had helped him to be a leading utility player in the country.
Madan Lal’s Personal Details
|Full Name||Madan Lal Udhouram Sharma|
|Born||20 March 1951|
|Nickname||Madda Lal, Madipa|
|Debut Test Match||6 June 1974 (India vs. England)|
|Last Test Match||19 June 1986 (India vs. Pakistan)|
|Debut ODI Match||13 July 1974 (India vs. England)|
|Last ODI Match||20 March 1987 (India vs. England)|
Madan Lal’s Career Details
|Five wickets in an innings||4||–|
Madan Lal Cricket Academy
Madan Lal has always been a real inspiration to the young cricketers of India, more precisely Delhi, owing to his association with the city for a long time.
In fact, before setting up a cricket academy at Siri Fort Sports Complex, he used to coach the Delhi team.
Madan Lal, Not Just a Cricketer
After being a successful cricketer, he even tried his hands at coaching, mentoring the UAE team in the 1996 World Cup. He was also a member of the section committee from 2000 and 2001.
Besides cricketing, he has also shown interest in politics, contesting the by-elections against Anurag Thakur of BJP for the Hamirpur Parliamentary Constituency in 2009.