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Goel, Shivalkar to receive Lifetime Achievement Awards

Goel, Shivalkar to receive Lifetime Achievement Awards

News: Former left-arm spinners Rajinder Goel and Padmakar Shivalkar will receive the CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award this season. Starting this year, the BCCI has also decided to institute the Lifetime Achievement Award for Women with India’s first Test captain Shantha Rangaswamy being the inaugural recipient of the honour. The trio would each get a cash prize of INR 25 lakhs too.




In 1985, Goel retired aged 43. He had 637 wickets in the Ranji Trophy, a record that stands to date, going past VV Kumar’s tally. He had an incredible 53 five-fors and 17 ten-wicket match hauls. Overall, Goel played 157 matches and got 750 wickets.

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