Full name Keki Khurshedji Tarapore
Born December 17, 1910, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra
Died June 15, 1986, Pune, Maharashtra (aged 75 years 180 days)
Major teams India, Mumbai
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
|Only Test||India v West Indies at Delhi, Nov 10-14, 1948 scorecard|
|First-class span||1937/38 - 1948/49|
To a later generation, Keki Tarapore was familiar as a well known administrator, active in the corridors of the BCCI. He managed the Indian teams to England in 1967 and to the West Indies in 1971, when India won a series against that country for the first time. But in his playing days he was a competent slow left-arm bowler. He did not meet with success in his only Test against West Indies at New Delhi in 1948-49. But in a first-class career that lasted just over a decade he picked up 148 wickets (28.77).
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