Ajit Agarkar Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Girlfriend, Net Worth & More

Quick Info:Marital Status: MarriedAge: 47 YearsHometown: Mumbai, Maharashtra

Ajit Agarkar is a former Indian Cricketer and he is also a commentator. His full name is Ajit Bhalchandra Agarkar. He has represented India in more the 200 International Matches in all three formats of the game. Ajit is the third-highest wicket-taker for India in one-day Internationals (ODIs) and has represented India in the Cricket World Cup in 1999 and the World Cup in 2007.

Ajit Agarkar Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Girlfriend, Net Worth & More


Full NameAjit Bhalchandra Agarkar
ProfessionCricketer (Bowler)
Famous ForNot Known

Personal Life

Date of Birth4 December 1977 (Sunday)
Age (as of 2024)47 Years
BirthplaceBombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra
Zodiac SignSagittarius
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra
SchoolIndian Education Society (Mumbai, Maharashtra)Shardashram Vidyamandir International School (Mumbai, Maharashtra)
College/UniversityD.G. Guparel College of Arts, Science and Commerce at Matunga (Mumbai)
Education QualificationGraduated

Relationships & More

Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date9 February 2002
Affairs/GirlfriendNot known


WifeFatima Ghadially Agarkar (Educationalist and a co-founder of Agarkar Centre of Excellence (ACE)
Ajit Agarkar Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Girlfriend, Net Worth & More
ChildrenSon: Raj Agarkar
Ajit Agarkar Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Girlfriend, Net Worth & More
Daughter: Not known
ParentsFather: Balachandra Agarkar
Mother: Meena Agarkar
SiblingsBrother: Manik Agarkar
Sister:  Not Known

Physical Stats & More

Height (approx)In centimeters- 170 cm In meters- 1.70 m In feet & inches- 5’6” ft
Weight (approx)In kilograms- 66 kg In pounds- 145 lbs
Eye ColourBright Green
Hair ColourNatural Black
Measurement’sNot Known


International DebutODI Debut: – Not known
T20 Debut: – On 1 December 2006 against South Africa at The Imperial Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg (South Africa) Test Debut: – On 7 October 1998 against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club (Zimbabwe)
Jersey Number#68 (India)
Domestic/Stats TeamMumbai, Middlesex, West Zone, Warnes Warriors, Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) IPL, Kolkata Knight Riders (IPL), India A, India B, India Blue, India Legends, India Seniors, India Under-19
Coach/MentorRamakant Achrekar
Batting StyleRight-handed bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm fast-medium

Favourite Things

Favorite FoodBori Food
Favorite Cricket GroundLord’s Cricket Ground (UK)
Favorite Cricket PlayerKapil Dev, Ian Botham, Michael Holding, Allan Donald, Vivian Richards
Football PlayerNot known
Favourite HobbiesCooking, reading, watching movies, hanging with friends
Favourite SportGolf
Favourite ColorBlack

Net Worth

Net Worth in 2024$5 Million + (Approx)
Net Worth in Indian RupeesINR- 40 Crore + (Approx)
Ajit Agarkar Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Girlfriend, Net Worth & More

Some Lesser Facts

  • On 4 July 2023, the BCCI appointed Ajit Agarkar as the chairman of the BCCI senior men’s selection committee.
  • He has played just 4 T20I and taken 3 wickets with an economy of 8.09. The 4 T20Is he has played are against South Africa, Scotland, Pakistan, and New Zealand. He has played only under the captaincy of Virender Sehwag and MS Dhoni in T20I.
  • He retired from all forms of the game in 2013. Post-retirement, he started working as a cricket analyst, the chairman of the Mumbai senior selection committee, and then the Indian National Team’s Selector.
  • He was part of the squad when India played their first T20I ever against South Africa at Durban on 1 December 2006. In this match, India won convincingly and Agarkar took the wickets of their star batters Herschelle Gibbs and AB de Villiers.
  • On 6 November 2002, Ajit Agarkar scored 95 runs against West Indies coming at number three as a pinch hitter. Although, India lost the match by four wickets.
  • He scored a century against the Sri Lankan Under-19 team in 1997. Sri Lanka’s team was led by Kumar Sangakkara and India’s team by Akash Chopra. Apart from this, he has also represented India’s U-17s against England’s U-17s. He made his Ranji debut in 1996/97 for Bombay against Gujarat.
  • His first major batting performance came in the inter-school Giles Shield tournament for the Under-16s when he scored a triple century at the age of 15. Carrying that form forward, he displayed a show-stealer show in the Harris Shield under-19 tournament where he was been disguised as the next “Tendulkar” in the making.
  • He started his cricket career as a batter during childhood before he was introduced to Ramakant Achrekar by his father.

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