Raman Lamba      

Full name Raman Lamba

Born January 2, 1960, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

Died February 22, 1998, Dhaka, Bangladesh (aged 38 years 51 days)

Major teams India, Ireland, Delhi

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 4 5 0 102 53 20.40 0 1 0 5 0
ODIs 32 31 2 783 102 27.00 1166 67.15 1 6 10 0
First-class 121 175 12 8776 320 53.84 31 27 60 0
List A 82 76 7 2543 127 36.85 7 13 21 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 32 3 19 20 1 1/9 1/9 20.00 6.31 19.0 0 0 0
First-class 121 816 423 6 2/9 70.50 3.11 136.0 0 0
List A 82 295 184 4 2/45 2/45 46.00 3.74 73.7 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v Sri Lanka at Kanpur, Dec 17-22, 1986 scorecard
Last Test India v West Indies at Delhi, Nov 25-29, 1987 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Australia at Jaipur, Sep 7, 1986 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v India at Lahore, Dec 22, 1989 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1978-1998
List A span 1978-1998
Profile

Wisden overview
Raman Lamba was a journeyman cricketer who came into prominence in the 1986-87 one-day series against Australia, when a hundred and two fifties in six matches won him the Man of the Series award. Short on technique but long on bravado, Lamba was blessed with a superb eye and quickfire reflexes. He liked to give bowlers the charge, and had a flair for improvisation that made for great entertainment. His one-day form was patchy after that dream debut, and he looked pedestrian in his four Tests. He remained a prolific scorer in first-class cricket, with two triple-centuries and a Ranji Trophy average of 53. He had expressed a desire to play on for Delhi until the age of 45, but was only 38 when he died after being hit on the head while fielding at forward short leg during a club match in Bangladesh. Amit Varma

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Apr 6, 2001

Lamba pictured at Ardmore CC , Northern Ireland

Raman Lamba

© Bill McLeod

 

Raman Lamba bats

Raman Lamba bats

© MiD DAY Infomedia Ltd

 

Lamba pictured in his Irish sweater as he was the Ireland professional for several years.

Raman Lamba fielding at silly point

© Bill McLeod

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3rd Test: Australia v India at Melbourne - Dec 26-30
Australia 259/5
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Group A: Bengal v Mumbai at Kolkata
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Group B: Delhi v Gujarat at Delhi
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Group B: Haryana v Odisha at Rohtak
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Group C: Hyderabad v Services at Hyderabad
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Group C: Jharkhand v Kerala at Dhanbad
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Group A: M. Pradesh v Baroda at Gwalior
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Group B: Rajasthan v Vidarbha at Jaipur
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Group B: Saurashtra v Punjab at Rajkot
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Group A: Tamil Nadu v Railways at Chennai
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Group C: Tripura v Goa at Agartala
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Group A: U. Pradesh v J + K at Kanpur
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