Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi (Former India Cricketer) The Nawab of Pataudi- Mansoor Ali Khan, was arguably India's greatest captain ever, who instilled a feeling of competitiveness, led the team out of its morass of defeatism and made his fellow cricketers believe that winning was possible. Pataudi, who averaged 34 with one eye, led India in 40 of the 46 Tests he played, winning nine of them. Nickname: Tiger Profession: Late Indian cricketer Biography Autobiography: NA Biopic: NA Physical Appearance Height (approx.): NA Weight (approx.): NA Eye Colour: Hair Colour: Tattoos: Personal Life Date of Birth: January 5, 1941 Age (as on 2018): Died on September 22, 2011 Birth Place: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India Zodiac sign\/Sun sign: Capricorn Nationality: Indian School: Minto Circle, Aligarh College: Balliol College, Oxford Educational Qualifications: Signature: Family Father: Iftikhar Ali Pataudi Mother: Sajida Sultan Sister: Sneha Pataudi, Sabiha Begum Brother: NA Coach\/Mentor: NA Religion: Islam Address: Cricket Career International Debut: Test: December 13, 1961, vs England at Delhi ODI: N\/A T20: N\/A Jersey Number: NA Domestic\/State Team: Nature on the field: Calm Likes to play against : NA Favourite Shot\/Ball: NA Career Turning Point \tA schoolboy batting prodigy at Winchester, Pataudi captained his school side in 12959 and racked up 1,068 runs. \tIn 1961, Tiger's suffered an accident while travelling in a car as the shard of glass penetrated his right eye and damaged it for life. Not the one to back out, Pataudi\u00a0was back in the nets practising with one eye. Je made his debut against England and scored 103 in the third Test to help India to their first series win against England. Records \tIn school cricket, Pataudi tacked up 1,068 runs in a season to beat the record set by Douglas Jardine. \tPataufdi faced the most number of balls at the number six position. Girlfriends, Spouse and Children Marital Status: Affairs\/Girlfriends: NA Wife\/Spouse: Sharmila Tagore Marriage Date: 1969 Children: Saif Ali Khan, Saba Ali Khan and Soha Ali Khan Awards and recognitions \tPataudi was awarded the prestigious Arjuna and Padma Shri in 1964 and 1967 respectively. \tIn 2007, to commemorate 70 years of India's tour to England, the England vs India Test series was named as the Pataudi Trophy. Controversies \tPataudi was arrested in October 2005 over poaching of blackbuck and two hares. Lesser Known Facts \tIn 2011, Bhopal gave Masoor Ali Khan Pataudi royal status.