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List of notable or famous coaches from India, with bios and photos, including the top coaches born in India and even some popular coaches who immigrated to India. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Indian coaches then this list is the perfect resource for you. These coaches are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known coach from India is included when available.

List people include Kapil Dev, Syed Abid Ali and many more.

This historic coaches from India list can help answer the questions "Who are some Indian coaches of note?" and "Who are the most famous coaches from India?" These prominent coaches of India may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Indian coaches.

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Ajit Laxman Wadekar is a former international cricketer who played for India between 1966 and 1974. Described as an "aggressive batsman", Wadekar made his first-class debut in 1958, before making his foray into international cricket in 1966. He batted at number three and was considered to be one of the finest slip fielders. Wadekar also captained the Indian cricket team which won the series in England and West Indies. The Government of India honoured him with the Arjuna Award and Padmashri, India's fourth highest civilian honour. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 77

Birthplace: Mumbai, India

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Akhtar Ali is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Coaches from India
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Akhtar Ali, . Born: 05 Jul 1939. Former Captain of Indian Davis cup in 2008. Later he turned to coaching and coached the players like Ramesh Krishnan, Vijay Amritraj, Anand Amritraj and Leander Paes. He is father of Zeeshan Ali, a former Indian national tennis champion. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 78

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Amal Dutta is a football coach in India. He was born in West Bengal, India. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: India

Anshuman Gaekwad is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Coaches from India
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Anshuman Dattajirao Gaekwad is a former Indian cricketer and two-time Indian national cricket coach. He played in 40 Test matches and 15 One Day Internationals. Gaekwad was known for his defensive mindset against pace bowlers, which became a high priority when the West Indian pace bowlers dominated world cricket. He was nicknamed The Great Wall. He made his Test debut against the West Indies at Kolkata on 27 December 1974 and his last appearance in a Test match was against England at Kolkata itself on the last day of 1984. Being a right-handed batsman, Gaekwad scored 1985 runs from 40 Tests at an average of 30.07 with 2 centuries and 10 half centuries to his credit. He scored his highest ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 65

Birthplace: Maharashtra, India

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