Arun Lal

Cricket Player

Arun Lal was born on August 1st, 1955 in Muradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India and is the Cricket Player from India. Discover Arun Lal's biography, age, height, physical stats, dating/affair, family, hobbies, education, career updates, and networth at the age of 67 years old.

Other Names / Nick Names
Jagdishlal Arun Lal, Piggy
Date of Birth
August 1, 1955
Nationality
India
Place of Birth
Muradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Age
67 years old
Zodiac Sign
Leo
Profession
Cricketer
Arun Lal Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 67 years old, Arun Lal has this physical status:

Height
175cm
Weight
76kg
Hair Color
Salt-and-Pepper
Eye Color
Dark Brown
Build
Average
Measurements
Not Available
Arun Lal Religion, Education, and Hobbies
Religion
Not Available
Hobbies
Not Available
Education
Mayo College, St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi
Arun Lal Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Spouse(s)
Bulbul Saha
Children
Not Available
Dating / Affair
Debjani Lal, Bulbul Saha
Parents
Jagdish Lal, His mother passed away in 2021.
Other Family
Dhir Muni Lal (Uncle) (Former Diplomat, Former Cricketer, Former Editor of Crickinia, a former Indian Annual Cricket Magazine, Former Indian High Commissioner to the West Indies, Former Indian Ambassador to Somalia) (d. January 1990), Akash Lal (Cousin) (Former Cricketer, Cricket Administrator, Cricket Commentator, Former Selector for the Indian National Cricket Team), Pali Saha (Sister-in-Law) (Works at Lake Town Govt. Sponsored Girls’ High School in Sreebhumi, Kolkata)
About Arun Lal

Arun Lal pronunciation (born 1 August 1955) is a retired Indian cricketer, and a cricket commentator. His columns about cricket analysis regularly appears in newspaper and internet columns.

He moved from Delhi to Calcutta in 1979 and started a cricket academy.Arun Lal did his schooling at Mayo College, Ajmer.

He played for India, as a right-handed batsman, between 1982 and 1989.

He struggled at the international level with a relatively poor Test batting average of 26.03.In 1982, he made his Test debut against Sri Lanka at Madras with 63 and shared a partnership of 156 with Sunil Gavaskar.

In his next test, he scored 51 against Pakistan and shared an opening partnership with Sunil Gavaskar for 105.

His highest test innings score is 93 made against West Indies at Calcutta in 1987. His ODI average was even poorer at 9.36.

At Indian domestic level he represented Bengal cricket team and Delhi cricket team where he has a record of scoring over 10,000 runs with a top score of 287 and a batting average of 46.94.

He resigned from domestic cricket in March 2001.

His last club match was for East Bengal.He represented Bengal in the iconic Doordarshan national integration song, "Mile Sur Mera Tumara".

In that he comes out of the Kolkata metro rail.

He usually commentates on matches India play at home, which are broadcast by Star Sports. In 2016, he was detected having jaw cancer which has kept him out of commentary box since January 2016.Arun Lal conferred with the Lifetime Achievement award by the Cricket Association of Bengal’s (CAB’s) on 3 August 2019 .

Early life and education

Arun Lal did his schooling at Mayo College, Ajmer and received his undergraduate degree from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi.

Career

In 1982, he made his Test debut against Sri Lanka at Madras with 63 and shared a partnership of 156 with Sunil Gavaskar. In his next test, he scored 51 against Pakistan and shared an opening partnership with Sunil Gavaskar for 105. His highest test innings score is 93 made against West Indies at Calcutta in 1987.

His ODI average stands at 9.36. At Indian domestic level he represented Bengal cricket team and Delhi cricket team where he has a record of scoring over 10,000 runs with a top score of 287 and a batting average of 46.94. He resigned from domestic cricket in March 2001. His last club match was for East Bengal.

He represented Bengal in the iconic Doordarshan national integration song, "Mile Sur Mera Tumara". In that he comes out of the Kolkata metro rail. He usually commentates on matches India play at home, which are broadcast by Star Sports.

In 2016, he was detected having jaw cancer which has kept him out of commentary box since January 2016.

Arun Lal conferred with the Lifetime Achievement award by the Cricket Association of Bengal’s (CAB’s) on 3 August 2019.

Personal life

Arun Lal got married for the second time as the 66-year old tied the knot with his girlfriend Bulbul Saha on May 2, 2022, in Kolkata. Saha is 28 years younger than Lal.

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