Vinod Kambli (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More

Vinod Kambli

Real NameVinod Ganpat Kambli
ProfessionFormer Indian Cricketer (Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weightin Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 44 Inches
- Waist: 36 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourN/A
International DebutTest- 29 January 1992 vs England in Kolkata
ODI- 18 October 1991 vs Pakistan in Sharjah
T20- N/A
Coach/MentorRamakant Achrekar
Domestic/State TeamBoland, Mumbai
Nature on fieldAggressive
Likes to play againstPakistan
Favourite ShotCover drive
Records (main ones)• When he was 17 years old, and Sachin Tendulkar was 16, they made a world-record of a massive 664-run partnership in a school match.
• He had the record for the highest Test average (54.2) by an Indian (20 inns or more), even more than Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar, Rahul Dravid and Virender Sehwag.
• In his early international cricket days, he made the record for the fastest Indian to score 1000 Test runs.
• He was among the very few batsmen to score an ODI century on his birthday, in a match against England in 1993.
Career Turning PointWhen he scored his debut century (224 runs) against England at Wankhede Stadium in 1993.
Personal Life
Date of Birth18 January 1972
Age (as in 2017)45 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Ganpat Kambli (Mechanic)
Mother- Vijaya Kambli
Brother- Virendra Kambli, Vidyadhar Kambli, Vikas Kambli
Sister- Vidya Kambli
HobbiesHaving tattoos, playing tennis and listening music
Controversies• In 2009, appeared on a reality show called Sach Ka Saamna and took his outbursts by replying to a question that Sachin Tendulkar could have helped him in his difficult period.
• In 2015, his maid accused him and his wife for torturing her.

Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerBatsman: Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli
Bowler: Wasim Akram
Favourite FoodMutton biryani, tandoori chicken and fried fish
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNoella Lewis (Receptionist)
Andrea Hewitt (Model)
WifeNoella Lewis (Receptionist, Divorced)
Vinod Kambli with his 1st wife Noella Lewis
Andrea Hewitt (Model)
Vinod Kambli with his 2nd wife Andrea Hewitt and son
ChildrenDaughter- N/A
Son- Jesus Christiano

Vinod Kambli

Some lesser known facts about Vinod Kambli

  • Does Vinod Kambli smoke?: No
  • Does Vinod Kambli drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Kambli was born and brought up in a chawl in Mumbai, where he used to live with his joint family of 18 members.
  • He had a difficult childhood as far as money is concerned, and once he stole something to buy a cricket bat.
  • He started his Ranji Trophy career with a bang by hitting a six off the 1st ball.
  • He took retirement from international cricket in 2009 and from first-class cricket in 2011.
  • In 2009, he contested for the Maharashtra Assembly Elections for Lok Bharati Party from Vikhroli (Mumbai), but he lost it by a big margin.
  • He was seen in few Bollywood films like Annarth, Pal Pal Dil Ke Ssaat and a Kannada film Bettanagere.
  • He also worked in a TV serial, Miss India in 2002.
  • He converted to Christianity in 2010.