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Mohinder Jimmy Amarnath Bhardwaj About this soundpronunciation (helpinfo) (born 24 September 1950) is an Indian former cricketer and current cricket analyst. He is the son of Lala Amarnath, the first post-independence captain of India. His brother Surinder Amarnath was a Test player. Another brother Rajinder Amarnath is a former first class cricket and current cricket coach.

Mohinder was seen in the latter part of his career, as the finest Indian batsman against express pace.[dubiousdiscuss]



Mohinder made his debut against Australia at Chennai in December 1969,as a quick-bowling all rounder. At his peak he was a top order batsman who mainly played at No. 3 for India. He was also handy with the ball, bowling swingers and cutters with great skill and control. He had a unique run-up where he slowed down as he reached the bowling crease. Behind his seemingly lethargic demeanor were nerves of steel.

Mohinder Amarnath played 69 Tests scoring 4,378 runs at a batting average of 42.50, with 11 hundreds and 24 fifties, and claimed 32 wickets at a bowling average of 55.68 apiece. In 85 One Day Internationals, he scored 1,924 runs at an average of 30.53 and a highest score of 102 n.o. and claimed 46 wickets at 42.84 apiece.