Bishan Singh Bedi was a legendary indian cricketer. He was a slow left arm bowler.Bishan Singh Bedi was born on 25th september 1945 in Amritsar Punjab.
Bishan Singh Bedi's Career
Bishan singh bedi made his debut in test cricket in the year 1967 against West indies. He has played 67 tests and also got the privilege to captain the side in 22 test matches. Bedi made his ODI debut against England at Leeds in July 1974 and since then has played in 10 ODIs taking 7 wickets, as well as participated in the 1975 and 1979 Cricket World Cup. Bedi had a record breaking 1560 wickets at first class level;the highest by any indian cricketer.
Bedi is known for his blunt comments on modern day cricket. He has expressed deep discontent on the action of off spinner Muttiah Muralitharan saying "Murali will complete 1000 Test wickets but they would count as mere run-outs in my eyes"
Bishan Singh Bedi was a coach of the indian cricket team for a short time. Following one cricket tour where India had played poorly, he famously threatened to dump the entire team in the Pacific on the return journey.