Madan Lal Udhouram Sharma pronunciation (help·info) (born March 20, 1951, Amritsar, Punjab, India) is a former Indian cricketer (1974-1987) and Indian national cricket coach. He currently coaches Delhi Giants in the Indian Cricket League. Madan Lal enjoyed great success at the first class level scoring over 10,000 runs and taking over 600 wickets. He played 31 Test matches for India, scoring 1,042 runs at an average of 22.65, taking 71 wickets at 40.08 and holding 15 catches. He was a fairly competent lower order batsman, often extricating the Indian team from tricky situations which earned him the nickname, Maddat Lal by grateful Indian fans. Madan Lal bowled the first ball to Dennis Amiss of England in the 1975 World Cup He made 67 one day internationals appearances and was also a member of the 1983 World Cup final winning team. Madan Lal played for Punjab in the Ranji
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