Bishan Singh Bedi is a former Indian cricketer widely known as one of the legendary Indian spinners of all time. He was primarily a left-arm orthodox bowler with an easy action who had the ability to bowl flighted deliveries with subtle variations. He was part of the famous Indian spin quartet during the 1960s and 70s alongside Erapalli Prasanna, Srinivas Venkataraghavan, and Bhagwat Chandrasekhar. Bishan Singh Bedi bowling in a match.Bishan Singh Bedi was born when India was facing a non-violent war against the Britishers. During childhood, he used to play marble in the streets of Amritsar. He started playing cricket at the age of thirteen when he heard the commentary of a cricket match between India and the West Indies on the radio. He started playing to decrease his weight. Then he moved to Delhi in 1968-69 where in the 1974-75 Ranji Season, he took record 64 wickets. ITV India Youtube Channel Bishan Singh Bedi during his young days.He made his international debut in a test match against West Indies in 1966. Bedi took two vital wickets and restricted their first inning score to 390. West Indies won this match by an inning and 45 runs. Bishan Singh Bedi (2nd from right; standing) posing with his team in his debut international match.
Did You know?
Off Stage Members