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Ebrahim Maka      

Full name Ebrahim Suleman Maka

Born March 5, 1922, Daman

Died November 7, 1994, Daman (Near Valsad), Gujarat (aged 72 years 247 days)

Major teams India, Gujarat, Mumbai

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 1 1 2 2* - 0 0 0 0 2 1
First-class 34 48 9 607 66* 15.56 0 58 27
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 34 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut India v Pakistan at Chennai, Nov 28-Dec 1, 1952 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v India at Port of Spain, Feb 19-25, 1953 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1941-1963
Profile

One of several wicketkeepers tried out in the early fifties, ES Maka was fairly impressive on his debut against Pakistan in the rain-affected fourth Test at Madras in 1952-53 when he took three victims, two caught and one stumped. Touring West Indies in 1953 as reserve wicketkeeper to `Nana' Joshi, Maka played in the third Test at Port of Spain but after he had scored two - incidentally his only runs in Test cricket - he had two bones in his left hand fractured while batting against fast bowler FM King. He took no further part in the tour and that was the end of his Test career as well. His first-class career however stretched for over two decades and he had a total of 85 dismissals, 59 of them caught.
Partab Ramchand

Country Fixtures Country Results
Final: Central Zone v South Zone at Delhi - Oct 29-Nov 2
Central Zone 276 South Zone 308/4
India A v Sri Lankans at Mumbai (BS) - Oct 30
India A won by 88 runs
1st ODI: India v Sri Lanka at Cuttack
Nov 2, 2014 (13:30 local | 08:00 GMT | 03:00 EST | 02:00 CST | 01:00 PDT)
2nd ODI: India v Sri Lanka at Ahmedabad
Nov 6, 2014 (13:30 local | 08:00 GMT | 03:00 EST | 02:00 CST | 00:00 PST)
South Zone: Andhra v Karnataka in India (venue TBA)
Nov 7, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
East Zone: Assam v Tripura in India (venue TBA)
Nov 7, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
West Zone: Baroda v Mumbai in India (venue TBA)
Nov 7, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
East Zone: Bengal v Odisha in India (venue TBA)
Nov 7, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
North Zone: Delhi v J + K in India (venue TBA)
Nov 7, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
South Zone: Goa v Tamil Nadu in India (venue TBA)
Nov 7, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
West Zone: Gujarat v Maharashtra in India (venue TBA)
Nov 7, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
North Zone: Haryana v Punjab in India (venue TBA)
Nov 7, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
North Zone: H. Pradesh v Services in India (venue TBA)
Nov 7, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
South Zone: Hyderabad v Kerala in India (venue TBA)
Nov 7, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
Central Zone: Railways v U. Pradesh in India (venue TBA)
Nov 7, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
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