Sadagoppan Ramesh

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Sadagoppan Ramesh
Personal information
Full nameSadagoppan Ramesh
Born (1975-10-13) 13 October 1975 (age 43)
Adayar, Tamil Nadu, India
BowlingRight-arm off-break
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 219)28 January 1999 v Pakistan
Last Test2 September 2001 v Sri Lanka
ODI debut (cap 122)30 March 1999 v Sri Lanka
Last ODI3 October 1999 v South Africa
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI
Matches 19 24
Runs scored 1,367 646
Batting average 37.97 28.08
100s/50s 2/8 0/6
Top score 143 82
Balls bowled 54 36
Wickets 0 1
Bowling average 38.00
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 1/23
Catches/stumpings 18/– 3/–
Source: CricInfo, 4 February 2006

Sadagoppan Ramesh About this soundpronunciation  (born 13 October 1975) is an Indian film actor and former cricketer.[1][2] He is a left-handed batsman and a right-arm offbreak bowler.[3] Ramesh is the first Indian cricketer to take a wicket off his first ball in ODI cricket.

Cricket career[edit]

Despite having a batting average of over 50 in his first six tests and proving that he could easily play against top bowlers, he did not convert his starts into big scores, he was discarded from the team after India's tour of Sri Lanka when Ramesh passed 30 runs in 5 out of the 6 innings but only one innings was converted to a 50. Though he originally played for Tamil Nadu, he played domestic cricket for Kerala during 2005–06, 2006–07 seasons and Assam in the 2007–08 season.

Film career[edit]

Ramesh has acted in a Tamil movie, Santosh Subramaniam, released in April 2008,[4][5][6] he also played a lead actor for the first time in the movie Potta Potti.[7][8]

Personal life[edit]

Ramesh is married to Aparna in 2002, they have a daughter and son.[9]

Business Career[edit]

In 2019, Ramesh invested in 'Swaraas' [10], a multipurpose karaoke studio.


  1. ^ "Sadagopan Ramesh, Former Cricketer". 30 March 2011 – via The Hindu.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 14 October 2013. Retrieved 12 October 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Ramesh dismissed in Sydney".
  4. ^ "A flying start for Sadagopan Ramesh - The Times of India".
  5. ^ "Cricketer Sadagopan Ramesh becomes hero".
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  8. ^ " - Indian Movies, showitmes, reviews, videos - Indian movie portal".
  9. ^ "`I'm not finished yet'". p. 04 – via The Hindu (old).
  10. ^ "Sadagopan Ramesh gives Smuleans a platform".

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