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KS Limbdi      

Full name Kumar Shri Ghanshyamshinhji Daulatsinhji Jhalla Limbdi

Born October 23, 1902, Limbdi Palace, Gujarat

Died November 10, 1964, Bhavnagar, Gujarat (aged 62 years 18 days)

Major teams Western India

Batting style Right-hand bat

Relation Brother-in-law - Maharaja of Porbandar, Cousin - KS Duleepsinhji

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 19 31 2 505 57 17.41 0 11 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 19 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1930/31 - 1942/43
Profile

A forcing right-hand batsman, strong through the covers, he learnt his cricket at The Leys in Cambridge and played a few games in India, usually as captain, where he showed reasonable form. He has the connections and the ability to be selected as vice-captain for the 1932 India tour of England, although he did nothing on the trip scoring 154 runs at 9.62. Like his brother-in-law, the Marharaja of Porbandar, the captain, he sat out India's Test debut, although in his case a back injury contributed to his absence. He played little after his return, although he came back after a nine-year absence aged 40 to lead Western India to a Ranji Trophy victory.
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Sep 1932

The 1932 All-India side prepare to board their train at the end of the tour, London, September 1932

The 1932 All-India side prepare to board their train at the end of the tour

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Jun 25, 1932

The 1932 All-India side which toured England. Back: Lall Singh, Phiroze Palia, Jahangir Khan, Mohammad Nissar, Amar Singh, Bahadur Kapadia, Shankarrao Godambe, Ghulam Mohammad, Janardan Navle. Seated: Syed Wazir Ali, C.K.Nayudu, Maharaja of Porbandar (captain), KS Limbdi (vice-captain), Nazir Ali,  XX. Front: Naoomal Jaoomal, Sorabji Colah, Nariman Marshall.

The 1932 All-India side which toured England

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Apr 1932

The 1932 All-India side arrive at Victoria Station, London, April 1932

The 1932 All-India side arrive at Victoria Station

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