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Full name Jairaj Barot
Born November 14, 1950, Baroda, Gujarat
Died January 11, 2006, Manjalpur, Gujarat, India (aged 55 years 58 days)
Major teams Baroda
Jairaj Barot was a bits and pieces player, often called upon to open, who played 24 matches for Baroda between 1970-71 and 1978-79 without any real success, making only one fifty in 44 innings and taking 14 wickets. He was also the state's junior cricket coach in the 1990s.
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