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Maharaja of Patiala      

Full name Bhupendrasingh Rajindersingh (HH Maharaja of Patiala)

Born October 12, 1891, Patiala, Punjab

Died March 23, 1938, Patiala, Punjab (aged 46 years 162 days)

Major teams India, Hindus, Maharaja of Patiala's XI, Marylebone Cricket Club, Northern India, Sikhs, Southern Punjab

Batting style Right-hand bat

Relation Son - Yuvraj of Patiala, Son - MKB Singh

Bhupendrasingh Rajindersingh (HH Maharaja of Patiala)
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 27 40 3 643 83 17.37 0 1 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 27 72 60 2 2/40 30.00 5.00 36.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1915/16 - 1937/38
Profile

Maharaja Bhupinder Singh, who was Maharaja of Patiala from 1900 to his death in 1938, had a reputation for extravagance and also for being a leading cricketer and administrator in the period immediately before and after India start playing Test cricket. He served on the general staff in World War One, and went on to represent India at the League of Nations. He was chancellor of the Indian Chamber of Princes between 1926 and 1938 and , perhaps most remarkable of all, was married ten times and fathered 88 children through wives and concubines.

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