Presidential Award 2020
Father: The late Babulal Tarach Dani. Mother: late Vasant ben Babulal Dani. Birthplace: Mumbai, India. Educational qualification: Civil Engineer from Pune (Maharashtra State, India).
Past profession: Was in Civil Engineering business. Retired 10 years ago.
Present profession: Cricket Reporter (Mumbai, India) for the last 40 years; (part-time for 30 years, full-time: 10 years). Writes for the leading newspapers and websites in India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Australia.
Never played cricket before. Not reporting of the matches but always hunting for the side stories. Having cricket contacts all over the world. Eat cricket, drink cricket and dream cricket.
Hobbies: Cricket, music and travelling. (Have travelled to several countries on cricket assignments and as a tourist). Family: Married to Geeta in 1977. Has two children (daughter- Nisha, son Suketu) and four grandchildren (two grand- daughters and two grandsons (Krushi, Krish, Prisha & Priyansh).