Today is a very special day for former Indian cricketer Venkatapati Raju as he was born on this day in 1969 in Alamuru. He was a left-handed spin bowler while he batted right hand. He has represented India in Tests and ODIs. In the Test, he made his debut against New Zealand on February 2, 1990, while in ODIs, he also made it to New Zealand on March 1, 1990.
Venkatapati Raju's cricket career at a glance...
Venkatapati Raju scored 2857 runs and took 93 wickets in 51 innings of 28 Tests. Which includes 5 wickets 5 times. In ODIs, he scored 2014 in 52 innings of 53 games. Take 63 wickets in ODIs. Which includes 4 wickets 2 times. Venkatapati Raju scored 16,332 runs in 298 innings of 177 first-class matches and took 589 wickets in total. Which includes 5 wickets 31 times. In the list-A match, he scored 4557 runs in 122 innings of 124 matches and scored 153 wickets.
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