RCB Team

Avinash Vaidya

Avinash Vaidya

Role Team and Cricket Operations Manager
About

A wicketkeeper-batsman himself, Avinash Vaidya has a distinguished record turning out for various teams in a playing career spanning from 1983 to 1998.

He has been a national level cricketer, a part of the Ranji winning Karnataka team of the 90s and South Zone teams for the Duleep and Deodhar Trophies. He holds the Indian domestic record for maximum dismissals in a match with 7 catches and 2 stumpings against Assam in Ranji Trophy Pre-quarter final match in the 1993-94 season.

He played in the Board President's XI against visiting teams such as Sri Lanka, West Indies and New Zealand between 1993 and 1996. He also played for India A against a touring England A side in the same period.

Also called 'George' at RCB, he has been the team manager since 2008. He prefers to unwind with his family, watching sports, movies, channels such as National Geographic, Discovery Science and listening to soft music.