Vinod Kambli is an former India cricketer, who represented the country as a left-handed middle order batsman. Besides playing for India, he also played for Mumbai and Boland, South Africa.
It is worth mentioning here that he became the first cricketer in the history of the sport to score a hundred in a One-day International on his birthday.
Moreover, he has the highest career batting average for an Indian test cricketer, which is 54. However, he played his last Test match when he was just 23 years old.
As a result, he was considered to play for ODIs, although his last match appearance in the 50-over format was when he was only 28 years old.
Overall, he has played 17 Tests and 104 ODIs for Team India. He scored 1084 runs in the longest format of the game. On the other hand, he scored 2477 runs in ODIs.
The veteran slammed 4 centuries and 3 fifties in Test cricket. On the other hand, he scored 2 centuries and 14 centuries in One-Day Internationals.
BCCI pension is my only source of income, says Vinod Kambli
Meanwhile, the former Indian cricketer is currently going through a financial crisis and has been struggling to make ends meet.
While speaking to Mid-Day, Kambli revealed that he has been in financial crisis. He also asked for work in order to improve his financial status.
Talking to Mid-Day, Vinod Kambli said, “I am a retired cricketer, who is completely dependent on the pension from the BCCI.
“My only payment at the moment is from the Board, for which I am really thankful and grateful. It takes care of my family. I need assignments, where I can work with youngsters.
“I told the MCA many times that if you require me, I am there whether it is at the Wankhede Stadium or at BKC. Mumbai cricket has given me a lot. I owe my life to this game,” he added.