Munish Arora

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Munish Arora
Personal information
Born (1971-03-10) 10 March 1971 (age 46)
Ambala, Haryana, India
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Left-arm orthodox spin
Role Bowler
Domestic team information
Years Team
1998 Bengal
1990-1996 Punjab
First-class debut 25 November 1990 Punjab v Jammu and Kashmir
Last First-class 22 November 1998 Bengal v Orissa
List A debut 18 December 1993 Punjab v Delhi
Last List A 21 November 1998 Bengal v Orissa
Career statistics
Competition First-class List A
Matches 12 10
Runs scored 417 62
Batting average 32.07 15.50
100s/50s 0/4 0/0
Top score 75 25*
Balls bowled 1025 336
Wickets 19 6
Bowling average 21.42 34.66
5 wickets in innings 1 0
10 wickets in match 1 0
Best bowling 6/60 2/16
Catches/stumpings 9/0 5/0
Source: CricketArchive, 9 August 2008

Munish Arora (born 10 March 1971) is an Indian born Singaporean cricketer.[1] A left-handed batsman and left-arm orthodox spin bowler,[2] he has played for the Singapore national cricket team since 2004,[3] having previously played first-class cricket in his native India between 1990 and 1998.[4]

Biography[edit]

Born in Haryana in 1971,[2] Munish Arora made his first-class debut for Punjab in a Ranji Trophy match against Jammu and Kashmir in November 1990. He played first-class cricket for them until February 1993[4] and made his List A debut for them against Delhi later that year.[5]

He continued playing for Punjab in that form of the game until January 1996, and played his final List A game for Bengal against Orissa in November 1998.[5] He returned to first-class cricket for Bengal against Orissa the following day, playing his last first-class match to date.[4]

He first played for Singapore in February 2004, when he played in the Stan Nagaiah Trophy series against Malaysia. He played in the Saudara Cup match against the same opponents the same year. He played the Saudara Cup match again in 2005, and the Stan Nagaia Trophy again in 2006, also playing in the ACC Trophy and an ACC Premier League match against Hong Kong that year.[3]

He played in the Saudara Cup match again in 2007 and most recently represented his country in the 2008 ACC Trophy in Kuala Lumpur.[3]

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