Dilip Sardesai was born on August 08, 1940, in Margao, Goa. He played 30 Tests for India after making his Test debut against England in 1961. Known as 'Renaissance Man of Indian Cricket' he played his last match for India in 1972. In domestic cricket, Dilip Sardesai represented Bombay (now Mumbai) in 13 Ranji Trophy seasons. Interestingly, he featured in 10 Ranji finals, and Bombay never lost any one of those matches