Omkar Salvi is an Indian cricketer who has played domestic cricket. He has worked as the assistant bowling coach of Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR), and in May 2023, he was appointed as the head coach of the Mumbai team for the 2023-24 Ranji season.
Omkar Madhav Salvi was born on Wednesday, 12 April 1978 (age 45 years; as of 2023) in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. His zodiac sign is Aries. He was interested in cricket since childhood and went on to play cricket for many teams in domestic cricket.
Height (approx.): 6′ 1″
Weight (approx.): 75 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
He was born into a Maharashtrian family.
Parents & Siblings
His father’s name is Madhav Salvi who was also a cricketer. He has a younger brother, Aavishkar Salvi, who played for India in a few matches and is working as a coach for Oman national team.
Wife & Children
His wife’s name is Sujata Salvi. The couple has a son named Mayank Salvi.
His sister-in-law’s name is Anagha Aavishkar Salvi. He has a niece as well.
He follows Hinduism.
Omkar Salvi played cricket for the Railways team in the 2004-05 season, Karnataka Sporting Association in the 2008-09 and 2009-10 seasons, Railways Sports Promotion Board XI in the 2009-10 season, and Central Railway from 2009 to 2013.
Omkar Salvi worked as the bowling coach of the Mumbai team before joining the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) as the bowling assistant coach. In May 2023, he became the head coach of the Mumbai team. He also gave training to budding cricketers at Sharad Pawar Cricket Academy in Mumbai in 2016.
Omkar Salvi has got inked the names of his wife, Sujata, and son, Mayank, on his left forearm.
- His batting style was right-handed, and his bowling style was right-arm medium pace.
- His favourite actor is Amitabh Bachchan, and his favourite film of Amitabh is Deewar.
- He has never played for Mumbai or India; however, players liked him during his stint as Mumbai’s bowling coach. His name was also discussed for Mumbai head coach in 2018; however, he was not selected.