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Keki Tarapore      

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

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 1 0 2 2 2.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 40 45 6 441 42 11.30 0 0 16 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 1 114 72 0 - - - 3.78 - 0 0 0
First-class 40 10633 4258 148 8/91 28.77 2.40 71.8 5 0
Career statistics
Only Test India v West Indies at Delhi, Nov 10-14, 1948 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1937/38 - 1948/49
Profile

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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Keki Tarapore, Mumbai, Portrait

Keki Tarapore: Portrait

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1967

The 1967 India squad touring England. (Standing, from left): V Subramanya, Bhagwath Chandrasekhar, Sadanand Mohol, Subrata Guha, S Venkataraghavan, Farokh Engineer, Ajit Wadekar, Ramesh Saxena, Hanumant Singh, Bishan Bedi and Erapalli Prasanna. (Front row) M Chinnaswamy (treasurer), Rusi Surti, Chandu Borde, Nawab of Pataudi (captain), Keki Tarapore (manager), Budhi Kunderan and Dilip Sardesai

The 1967 India squad touring England. (Standing, from left): V Subramanya, Bhagwath Chandrasekhar, Sadanand Mohol, Subrata Guha, S Venkataraghavan, Farokh Engineer, Ajit Wadekar, Ramesh Saxena, Hanumant Singh, Bishan Bedi and Erapalli Prasanna. (Front row) M Chinnaswamy (treasurer), Rusi Surti, Chandu Borde, Nawab of Pataudi (captain), Keki Tarapore (manager), Budhi Kunderan and Dilip Sardesai

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