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Rajesh Chauhan      

Full name Rajesh Kumar Chauhan

Born December 19, 1966, Ranchi, Bihar

Current age 48 years 4 days

Major teams India, Madhya Pradesh

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 21 17 3 98 23 7.00 348 28.16 0 0 10 3 12 0
ODIs 35 18 5 132 32 10.15 171 77.19 0 0 5 4 10 0
First-class 99 131 28 1957 100* 19.00 1 5 77 0
List A 99 64 17 650 55 13.82 0 1 38 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 21 34 4749 1857 47 4/48 7/107 39.51 2.34 101.0 1 0 0
ODIs 35 34 1634 1216 29 3/29 3/29 41.93 4.46 56.3 0 0 0
First-class 99 25300 10290 318 7/39 32.35 2.44 79.5 19 4
List A 99 5004 3205 101 4/23 4/23 31.73 3.84 49.5 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Kolkata, Jan 29-Feb 2, 1993 scorecard
Last Test India v Australia at Kolkata, Mar 18-21, 1998 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS), Jul 25, 1993 scorecard
Last ODI India v Sri Lanka at Margao, Dec 28, 1997 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1988-2001
List A span 1991-2000
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/48, 9 India Snrs v Pakistan Snr Delhi 27 Feb 2007 Other
0/21 India Snrs v Pakistan Snr Kozhikode 25 Feb 2007 Other
22*, 2/32 India Snrs v Pakistan Snr Udaipur 23 Feb 2007 Other
Profile

On his Test recall after doubts had been expressed about his action, offspinner Rajesh Chauhan was unlucky enough to run into Sri Lanka's high-scoring batsmen on a placid pitch at the Premadasa stadium in Colombo in 1997-98, when his 78 overs cost 276 runs. He took only a single wicket as the hosts amassed 952 for 6 declared, the highest score in Test cricket. As India's captain said in the Wisden Almanack, "It was a terrible toss to win." Continuing doubts about the legality of his action combined with mediocre performances led to him dropping out of contention for the Indian side.
Rob Smyth

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Nov 19, 2007

Rajesh Chauhan shouts out instructions during a practice session of the Mumbai Champs, Mumbai, November 19, 2007

Rajesh Chauhan shouts out instructions during practice

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Nov 19, 2007

Rajesh Chauhan, the former India offspinner, oversees a practice session of the Mumbai Champs, Mumbai, November 19, 2007

Rajesh Chauhan, the former India offspinner, oversees a practice session

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Dec 12, 1997

Champion's Trophy, December 1997. England v India, 11 Dec 1997: Fleming celebrates as Chauhan is bowled to end the game in the final over. England win by 7 runs.

England v India, 11 Dec 1997: Fleming celebrates as Chauhan is bowled

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Group A: Baroda v J + K at Vadodara - Dec 21-24
J + K 497 Baroda 116/0
Group B: Delhi v Rajasthan at Delhi - Dec 21-24
Rajasthan 141 Delhi 201/3
Group C: Goa v H. Pradesh at Porvorim - Dec 21-24
Goa 357 H. Pradesh 172/3
Group B: Haryana v Vidarbha at Rohtak - Dec 21-24
Vidarbha 154 Haryana 60/2
Group C: Jharkhand v Tripura at Dhanbad - Dec 21-24
Jharkhand 142 Tripura 227/6
Group C: Kerala v Hyderabad at Wayanad - Dec 21-24
Hyderabad 270 Kerala 179/6
Group B: Maharashtra v Punjab at Pune - Dec 21-24
Maharashtra 210 Punjab 370/8
Group A: Railways v Karnataka at Delhi - Dec 21-24
Karnataka 247 Railways 105/4
Group B: Saurashtra v Gujarat at Rajkot - Dec 21-24
Saurashtra 207 Gujarat 248
Group C: Services v Andhra at Delhi - Dec 21-24
Andhra 234 Services 53/1
Group A: Tamil Nadu v M. Pradesh at Chennai - Dec 21-24
M. Pradesh 432 Tamil Nadu 112/4
Group A: U. Pradesh v Mumbai at Kanpur - Dec 21-24
U. Pradesh 206 Mumbai 42/3
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