[caption id="attachment_885041" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-885041" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Sandeep-Patil.jpg" alt="India, Mumbai, Sandeep Patil, 1983 World Cup" width="628" height="392" /> Patil was also a domestic stalwart as he scored 8,156 runs in 130 first-class games. @ PTI[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>An unidentified person has been booked for allegedly creating a fake Facebook profile of former <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/india/news/">India</a> cricketer <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/sandeep-patil/news/">Sandeep Patil</a> and has been trying to seek phone numbers of well-known personalities using the profile, police said on Tuesday. <p></p> <p></p>A friend brought the fake social media account to Patil's notice last week when he was at the Shivaji Park Gymkhana in Dadar area in Mumbai, he said. <p></p> <p></p>Patil then found the account, having his photograph, being operated by an unidentified user who had asked for contact numbers of some members of the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/bcci">Board of Control for Cricket in India</a> (BCCI) and several famous personalities through the Facebook messenger, the official said. <p></p> <p></p>The accused had also messaged some prominent cricketers from the fake account and asked for their phone numbers, he said. <p></p> <p></p><strong>READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/players-are-only-saving-themselves-for-the-ipl-sandeep-patil-802774">Players are only saving themselves for the IPL: Sandeep Patil</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>Patil, 63, who does not have any social media account, immediately informed the BCCI and later lodged a complaint at Shivaji Park police station, he said. <p></p> <p></p>Based on the complaint, the police registered an offence under sections of the Information Technology Act, he said, adding that search was on for the unidentified accused. <p></p> <p></p>Mumbai-born Patil played 29 Tests and 45 One Day Internationals (ODIs), scoring 1,588 and 1,005 runs in them, respectively. <p></p> <p></p>He was a member of the 1983 World Cup winning squad and also served as chairman of the national selection committee. <p></p> <p></p>Patil was also a domestic stalwart as he scored 8,156 runs in 130 first-class games.