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Former Indian wicket keeper Naren Tamhane died in Mumbai on March 19, 2002. He was suffering a prolonged battle with cancer. He played 21 Test scoring 225.

Naren Tamhane – Finest Indian Wicket Keeper of 1950’s

Former Indian wicketkeeper Naren Tamhane died in Mumbai on March 19, 2002. He was suffering a prolonged battle with cancer. Tamhane 70, is survived by his wife and two sons. He had been fighting the disease for the past...
Indian former batsman KC Ibrahim played 4 Tests matches for India against West Indies in 1948-49. He died at his home in Karachi on November 12, 2007.

KC Ibrahim – The Giant of First-Class Cricket

Indian former batsman KC Ibrahim played 4 Tests matches for India against West Indies in 1948-49. He died at his home in Karachi on November 12, 2007. He was 88 and at the time of his death was India's...

CS Nayudu – The Younger Brother of CK Nayudu

CS Nayudu was born on April 18, 1914, at Nagpur. Cottari Subbanna Nayudu is also known as CS Nayudu made his test debut at the relatively young age of 19 years and 262 days against England at Calcutta. He...
Masood Salahuddin one of oldest living first class cricketer in Indo-Pakistan breathed his last on the night of March 22, 2006 after a brief illness in Lahore at the age of 90 years and 88 days.

Masood Salahuddin – One of Oldest Indo-Pak First-Class Cricketer

Masood Salahuddin one of the oldest living first-class cricketers in Indo-Pakistan breathed his last on the night of March 22, 2006, after a brief illness in Lahore at the age of 90 years and 88 days. Masood was born...
Subhash Gupte India’s best spin bowlers bowled flighted leg breaks and googlies to take 149 wickets in 36 Test matches at an average of 29.55

Subhash Gupte – India’s Greatest Spin Bowler of 1950’s

Subhash Gupte was born in December 1929, was few months past 72 when he died. Fergie, as he was known in his playing days, is survived by his wife Carol and two children. Subhash Gupte commanded only the highest...
Vijay Hazare and Dattu Phadkar, Adelaide, 1947-48

Vijay Hazare Replies

Vijay Hazare Replies  - SIR,— My attention is drawn to the Indian team’s alleged walking off to lunch in the Lord’s Test 1952, in the article ‘Sixty Seconds from Glory’ by Bryan Egan. (THE Sportstar, June 16). I am afraid...
Abey Kuruvilla

Abey Kuruvilla – The Tallest Fast Bowler to Play for India

Abey Kuruvilla is a 6ft 6in tall fast bowler who was born on 8 August 1968. He is a former Indian pace bowler of the mid-1990s. Abey Kuruvilla's notable thing was his height and broad frame. He grew up...
Nayan Mongia

Nayan Mongia – Most Competent Indian Wicket Keeper

Former Indian Wicket Keeper and right batsman Nayan Mongia was born on 19 December 1969 in Baroda. On the tour of England in 1990, the young Mongia impressed Alan Knott with his natural acrobatic skills. Nayan Ramlal Mongia spent...
Bharat Reddy played 99 first-class matches from 1973-74 to 1985-86. He scored 1,743 runs at 17.78 with the best of 88, including 9 fifties, 171 catches and 50 stumps

Bharat Reddy – A Reliable Indian Wicket Keeper

Former Indian wicket-keeper Bharat Reddy is born on 12 November 1954, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu,  India. He played 4 Test matches and 3 ODI’s for India from 1979 to 1981. Most cricket experts believe Syed Kirmani was the best...
Sunil Gavaskar The Oval in 1979, Gavaskar scored epic 221 runs to lead an audacious chase of 438 on fifth day of the final Test.

Sir Len Hutton Views on Sunil Gavaskar

Sir Len Hutton's Views on Sunil Gavaskar  - One of the real joys of regular Test cricket is the opportunity to study at close hand the master batsmen and bowlers of the world and, in later years, I have watched...

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Brian Luckhurst – A Dependable English Batsman

Brian Luckhurst the former England and Kent batsman died on March 1, 2005, at the age of 66. Luckhurst who was associated with Kent...

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