Surinder Amarnath

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Surindar Amarnath
Cricket information
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs
Matches 10 3
Runs scored 550 100
Batting average 30.55 33.33
100s/50s 1/3 -/1
Top score 124 62
Balls bowled 11 -
Wickets 1 -
Bowling average 5.00 -
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - n/a
Best bowling 1/5 -
Catches/stumpings 4/- 1/-
Source: [1], 4 February 2006

Surinder Amarnath Bhardwaj About this sound pronunciation  (born 30 December 1948) is an Indian former Test and One Day International cricketer.

Amarnath was an aggressive left-handed batsman who performed extremely well at Indian domestic level but was largely unable to cement a regular place in the Indian national team. He played only 10 Tests and 3 ODIs for his country.

Indian cricket writer Partab Ramchand wrote "[Amarnath] was given a raw deal by the [national team] selectors". On his batting ability, "[he was] an aggressive batsman, [a] bit flashy but when in full flow he was a treat to watch and could decimate even the best of attacks." He scored a century on his Test debut against New Zealand in January 1976.

Making his first-class cricket debut as a fifteen-year-old in a career that spanned from 1963 to 1985, Amarnath scored 8175 runs at the impressive batting average of 40.47.

His father Lala and brother Mohinder also represented India at Test level.

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