Palwankar Baloo

Palwankar Baloo

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Full Name Babaji Palwankar Baloo
Profession Cricketer (Bowler)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 180 cm
in meters– 1.80 m
in feet inches– 5’ 11”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 75 kg
in pounds– 165 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Debut On 8 February 1906 Hindus v Europeans (First Class)
Team(s) Hindus (1905-1921), Maharaja of Patiala’s All India Team
Bowling Style Left-arm orthodox spin
Personal Life
Date of Birth 19 March 1876
Birthplace Dharwad, Karnataka, India
Date of Death 4 July 1955
Place of Death Bombay (Mumbai), India
Age (at the time of death) 79
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Pisces
Nationality Indian
Hometown Poona (Pune), Maharashtra
School Not Known
Educational Qualification Not Known
Religion Hinduism


Relationships & More
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Name Not Known
Children Son– YB Palwankar
Daughter– None
Parents Names Not Known
Siblings Brothers
• Babaji Palwankar Shivram (Cricketer)
• Palwankar Ganpat (Cricketer)
• Palwankar Vithal (Cricketer)Sister– None




Some Lesser Known Facts About Palwankar Baloo

  • His family name Palwankar comes from his native village Palwan.
  • His father worked in the army, and he either worked as a sepoy in the 112th Infantry Regiment or worked in an ammunition factory in Kirkee.
  • He got his first job of tending the pitch at a cricket club for Parsis in Pune (then Poona). He earned ₹3 a month.
  • In 1892, he moved to the cricket club for Europeans, The Poona Club, where he erected the practice nets, rolled and swept the pitch and occasionally marked the tennis courts.


    Palwankar Baloo with his team at the Poona Gym

  • Mr. Tross, one of the Europeans, encouraged him to bowl at the nets. His slow-left-arm bowling impressed many, Captain J.G. Greig, in particular. It is believed that Grieg used to give him eight annas every time Baloo dismissed him.
  • He bowled a lot in the nets but was never given the opportunity to bat as at the time batting was considered as preserved for the aristocratic class.
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