Who is Salil Ankola: BCCI has included Salil Ankola in the new selection committee of the Indian senior cricket team. Salil has been selected from West Zone. Know what is the relation of Salil Ankola with cricket from Bollywood?
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Actor Salil Ankola: Started his international cricket career with the great cricketer Sachin Tendulkar…Maharashtra fast bowler…Hat-trick in debut match…Made a place in Team India in one year with strong game…The name of this player is Salil Ankola. BCCI has included Salil Ankola in the new selection committee of the Indian senior cricket team. Salil’s life has been full of challenges. Even after showing amazing performance in the cricket match, he did not get the recognition he was looking for. Later, Salil made his Bollywood debut, although here too his luck did not support him and he had to turn to TV.
Salil Ankola made his cricket debut with Sachin
Salil Ankola was a big name in cricket in Maharashtra. Salil’s name is included in the list of fast bowlers. Salil started his international cricket career with Sachin Tendulkar. Salil Ankola made his debut in 1988-89 with a hat-trick against Gujarat and took 6 wickets against Baroda in the very next match. Seeing Salil’s brilliant game, he was included in the Indian team for the tour of Pakistan in 1989. He has played 1 Test match and 20 ODIs for Team India. However, due to injury and lack of form, he was dropped from the team. Salil played the last match for India in the year 1997 against South Africa.
Started career in acting
Frustrated by not getting special recognition in the cricket world, Salil Ankola started his career in acting. Due to Salil’s excellent physique and personality, he started getting offers for films and TV serials. Salli made her Bollywood debut with the film ‘Kurukshetra’ opposite Sanjay Dutt. After this he worked in films like ‘Pita’, ‘Chura Liya Hai Tumne’. Salil has worked in more than 25 serials including CID, Savdhaan India, Kora Kagaz. Salil was also seen in Big Boss in 2006.
Life gone in the darkness of oblivion.
Even after working in cricket and acting, the darkness of oblivion started spreading in Salil’s life. In the year 2010, there was a lot of upheaval in Salil’s life. He divorced his wife and got addicted to alcohol. For this, he also had to take the help of a rehab center. However, after coming out of this difficult time, Salil once again entered the world of cricket and in the year 2020, he was made the selector of the Mumbai cricket team.
Be the selector of the Indian team
Now the BCCI has included Salil Ankola in the selectors of the Indian senior cricket team. He has been selected from West Zone. Salli has previously been the chief selector of the Mumbai cricket team.
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