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Sunil Benjamin      

Full name Sunil Benjamin

Born 1947

Died November 10, 2002, Jaipur (aged 55 years days)

Major teams Rajasthan

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 70 107 12 2384 112 25.09 2 103 23
List A 6 5 0 66 32 13.20 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 70 15 0 - - - - 0 0 0
List A 6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1966-1982
List A span 1973-1981
Profile

Wisden Obituary
Benjamin, Sunil, died in Jaipur on November 10, 2002, aged 56, following a heart attack. He became the first Indian wicket-keeper to take seven dismissals in an innings with six catches and a stumping for Central Zone against North Zone at Bombay in the 1973-74 Duleep Trophy final. His record was equalled by Vidarbha's Sadashiv Iyer in 1997-98. In 70 first-class games between 1966-67 and 1981-82, mostly for Rajasthan in the Ranji Trophy, Benjamin collected 103 catches, 23 stumpings and 2,384 runs at 25.09.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Group A: Baroda v J + K at Vadodara - Dec 21-24
J + K 188/4
Group B: Delhi v Rajasthan at Delhi - Dec 21-24
Rajasthan 31/2
Group B: Haryana v Vidarbha at Rohtak
Dec 21-24, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
Group C: Jharkhand v Tripura at Dhanbad - Dec 21-24
Jharkhand 142
Group C: Kerala v Hyderabad at Wayanad - Dec 21-24
Hyderabad 59/3
Group B: Maharashtra v Punjab at Pune - Dec 21-24
Maharashtra 179/6
Group A: Railways v Karnataka at Delhi - Dec 21-24
Karnataka 53/1
Group B: Saurashtra v Gujarat at Rajkot - Dec 21-24
Saurashtra 110/3
Group C: Services v Andhra at Delhi - Dec 21-24
Andhra 35/0
Group A: Tamil Nadu v M. Pradesh at Chennai - Dec 21-24
M. Pradesh 222/4
Group A: U. Pradesh v Mumbai at Kanpur
Dec 21-24, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
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