Hemang Badani (Former Indian cricketer): Wife, Age, Records, ICL, Ban
Updated on: Apr 22, 2020 7:44 pm IST
Hemang Badani is a former Indian left-handed batsman who came into national team fold when the match-fixing allegations ruled Ajay Jadeja and Mohammad Azharuddin ineligible for Indian team selection. He was already a successful Ranji player when Indian team came calling for him for the 2000 Asia Cup in Bangladesh.
Badani went on to represent India in 40 One Day internationals, while his Test career lasted only four matches. His most important innings as an international cricketer came in 2000 when he struck a brilliant 98-ball 100 against Australia in Pune while batting mostly with the tailenders. But he failed to touch those heights again, and with new players coming into the fore, and his form fading, he soon lost his place in the Indian team and was forgotten forever. His last competitive game came in 2013 in the first-class game for Vidarbha against Punjab.
Name: Hemang Badani
Role: Left-handed Batsman, Slow left-arm bowler
Height (approx.): 5,’11
Weight (approx.): 76
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Date of Birth: November 14, 1976
Hemang Badani Age (as on April 2020): 43 years
Birth Place: Chennai, Tamilnadu
Zodiac sign: Zodiac
School: Hilton Matriculation School, Chennai
Educational Qualifications: Graduate
Father: Kamal Badani
Coach/Mentor: PK Dharmalingam
Address: Chennai, Tamilnadu
Test: June 15, 2000, India’s Tour Of Zimbabwe
ODI: Asia Cup, Bangladesh v India at Dhaka, May 30, 2000
Jersey Number: NA
Major Teams: Indian National Team, Chennai Super Kings, Chennai Superstars, Tamil Nadu, and Vidarbha
As mentioned above, Badani’s career-highlight came against Australia in 2000 when he hit an incredible 100. He also played crucial innings of 58 runs against Zimbabwe when he helped India chased down 254 with the team at 144 for 5 at one stage in the game. At one point in his career, his batting average in the ODIs was touching 50, but he failed to make the most of his good international start.
Hobbies: Watching movies, Coaching and Mentoring.
Favourite Cricketers: Sachin Tendulkar
Favourite Sportspersons: Sachin Tendulkar
Favourite Food: Rasam, Banana Bonda, Idli, Sambhar, Dosa
Favourite Actors: Superstar Rajnikanth
Favourite Films: All Rajnikanth Films
Wife and Children
Marital Status: Married
Hemang Badani Wife: Sulakshna Badani
Marriage Date: NA
Hemang Badani Controversies
The BCCI banned Hemang Badani from all form of cricket in Indian after he signed with the ICL franchise Chennai Superstars. But he accepted BCCI’s amnesty offers two years later and earned the NOC to play Ranji and Domestic cricket again.