Saad Bin Jung is a former Indian cricketer who played first-class cricket from 1978 to 1984. He is now a conservationist and lives in his village of Mangala near Bandipurin Karnataka, India. The first match of his cricket career was in Trivandrum, where he hit a six on the first ball, Saad Bin Jung was selected just after his 18th birthday to play his first-class debut match for India Under-22s against the touring West Indians in November 1978. Saad and his wife Sangeeta have dedicated their lives to understanding the true essence of conservation and how it can be applied in India. Their invaluable learning of over three decades has them debating conservation on various global platforms. They use their eco-resorts on the banks of the Kabini River in Karnataka as an integral tool of conservation. They started their conservation career at Bandipur National Park in Karnataka in 1990 where they still run The Bandipur Cottage.