|Birth Day:||June 6, 1970|
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Early in his career, he would travel 55 miles to Hubli each morning for practice.
Joshi was born in a Deshastha Brahmin family on 6 June 1970 in Gadag, Karnataka, India. He used to travel 40 miles (64 km) to Hubballi each morning for practice, and then returned to his native town of Gadag in time for school. Such was his desire and passion for cricket.
His most famous bowling performance for India came in an ODI match against South Africa in the LG Cup in 1999. He returned figures of 10–6–6–5 helping India to victory in that match. Three years later, the performance was rated in the Wisden 100 as the seventh best ODI bowling performance to that date.
Joshi represented Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2008 and 2009 season of the Indian Premier League and was under contract till 2010.
On 21 June 2012, Joshi formally announced his retirement from International as well as First-class cricket.
In December 2015, Joshi was named the spin bowling coach of Oman cricket team ahead of the ICC World Twenty20 that is to be played in India in March 2016.
In July 2016, Joshi was named as head coach of Assam cricket team next two Ranji Trophy season. He replace his state mate Sanath Kumar as head coach of Assam cricket team.
In August 2017, Joshi was named as spin bowling consultant of Bangladesh cricket team. In July 2019, he was appointed as the spin bowling coach of the United States national cricket team on a short-term basis.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on March 04, 2020 announced the appointment of former India spinner Sunil Joshi as the new chief selector of Indian men's cricket team.
Currently, Sunil Joshi is 51 years, 4 months and 13 days old. Sunil Joshi will celebrate 52nd birthday on a Monday 6th of June 2022.
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