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Eknath Solkar: The man who revolutionized Indian fielding

Updated: Mar 19, 2022

India is one of the top sides at the moment when it comes to fielding. The fielding standards of the Indian team were raised with from the past two decades. The likes of Robin Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Mohammad Kaif, Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli, Ravindra Jadeja, Harleen Deol, Deepthi Sharma have made Indian fielding look very stronger. The experience and record of Dravid and Rahane made Indian slips stronger. But it was not the case earlier. In the days, when fielding was considered the least in cricket, one man always played like a live wire on the field. The finest forward short leg, who set fielding standards for Indian cricket and took Indian cricket forward is Eknath Solkar.