Joshi in 2013
|Full name||Sunil Bandacharya Joshi|
6 June 1970 |
|Batting style||Left-hand bat|
|Bowling style||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|Source: ESPNcricinfo, 30 November 2015|
Sunil Bandacharya Joshi (Kannada: ಸುನಿಲ್ ಬಂಡಾಚಾರ್ಯ ಜೋಷಿ) pronunciation (help·info) born 6 June 1970) is a former Indian cricketer. He is an all-rounder who bowls slow left arm spin and bats left-handed.
Joshi played both Test and One Day International cricket for India between 1996 and 2001. His usual role in the team was to provide runs from the lower order and act as a secondary spin bowler to support the likes of Anil Kumble. Despite being a regular in the national team during this period, he was not selected for the 1999 Cricket World Cup.
His most famous bowling performance for India came in an ODI match against South Africa in the LG Cup in 1999. He returned figures of 10–6–6–5 helping India to victory in that match. Three years later, the performance was rated in the Wisden 100 as the seventh best ODI bowling performance to that date.
At state level he played for Karnataka throughout his career. In the 1995–96 season of the Ranji Trophy he achieved the impressive double of scoring 500 runs and capturing 50 wickets. He also played briefly for the Bedfordshire County Cricket Club in England during the 2004 season.
On 21 June 2012, Joshi formally announced his retirement from International as well as First-class cricket.
Joshi has taken up the role of cricket coach. He has coached for Hyderabad cricket team and much recently is a coach for Jammu & Kashmir cricket team. Joshi even tasted early success with J&K by beating the Ranji giants Mumbai cricket team, in the prelim rounds of Ranji Trophy in 2014/15. Earlier, he coached his team to enter Super league Ranji Trophy Quarter-finals in his debut season as coach from Plate. Hyderabad team is in Second round of Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Test 5-wicket hauls
|1||5/142||13||Bangladesh||Bangabandhu National Stadium||Dhaka||India||2000|
ODI 5-wicket hauls
|1||5/6||46||South Africa||Gymkhana Club Ground||Nairobi||Kenya||1999|
- 2nd Match: India v South Africa at Nairobi (Gym), Sep 26, 1999 | Cricket Scorecard | ESPN Cricinfo. Cricinfo.com. Retrieved on 17 June 2016.
- Sunil Joshi to retire. Thehindu.com (19 June 2012). Retrieved on 2016-06-17.
- Sunil Joshi appointed Hyderabad coach. Espncricinfo.com (3 October 2011). Retrieved on 2016-06-17.
- Joshi replaces Bedi as J&K coach. Espncricinfo.com. Retrieved on 17 June 2016.
- "Sunil Joshi appointed Oman spin-bowling coach". ESPNcricinfo. 19 December 2015. Retrieved 19 December 2015.
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