Happy Birthday Venkatesh Prasad (5th August)

Some interesting facts about Venkatesh Prasad that you must know:

1.) Venkatesh Prasad is a former medium-pacer, who represented India in 33 Tests and 161 One-Day Internationals (ODIs).

2.) The world knows him by the name Venkatesh Prasad, but his full name is Bapu Krishnarao Venkatesh Prasad.

3.) He was declared Ceat International Cricketer of the Year in 1996/97.

4.) His stunning bowling spell of 5 wickets for 0 runs against Pakistan at Chennai test in 1999 is still unknown to many. After the end of the match, his actual bowling figures were 6/33.

5.) He never scored a fifty in representative cricket and his highest score in any form is 37.

6.) He was awarded the prestigious Arjuna Award in the year 2000.

7.) He made his debut in a Kannada movie Sachin Tendulkar Alla along with Javagal Srinath in 2014.

8.) He is the bowling coach for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League, having formerly performed the same role for the Indian Cricket Team from 2007 to 2009.

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