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Hiralal Gaekwad      

Full name Hiralal Ghasulal Gaekwad

Born August 29, 1923, Nagpur, Maharashtra

Died January 2, 2003, Bagdogra, Assam (aged 79 years 126 days)

Major teams India, Central Provinces and Berar, Holkar, Madhya Bharat, Madhya Pradesh

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium, Slow left-arm orthodox

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 22 14 11.00 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 101 147 19 2487 164 19.42 2 10 43 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 1 222 47 0 - - - 1.27 - 0 0 0
First-class 101 26006 8859 375 7/67 23.62 2.04 69.3 21 5
Career statistics
Only Test India v Pakistan at Lucknow, Oct 23-26, 1952 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1941/42 - 1963/64
Profile

Hiralal Gaekwad was a left armer who could bowl either slow or medium pace. He was a short-term replacement for Vinoo Mankad in the Test against Pakistan at Lucknow. The batsmen took a long time in getting their runs and Gaekwad was given as many as 37 overs. He conceded only 47 runs but finished wicketless. Earlier he had toured England in 1952 without playing in any of the Tests. A useful tail end batsman, he was one of the mainstays of the great Holkar team of the forties and fifties and at the end of a first-class career that stretched for more than two decades, he had picked up 374 wickets (23.60) and scored 2484 runs (19.40).
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Group C: Andhra v Hyderabad at Lucknow - Dec 7-10
Andhra 190 Hyderabad 81/5 (45 ov)
Group A: Baroda v U. Pradesh at Nasik - Dec 7-10
U. Pradesh 481 Baroda 242/5 (63 ov)
Group A: Bengal v M. Pradesh at Delhi - Dec 7-10
Bengal 475/9d M. Pradesh 19/1 (9 ov)
Group C: Chhattisgarh v J + K at Gwalior - Dec 7-10
Chhattisgarh 370 J + K 33/2 (13 ov)
Group B: Delhi v Saurashtra at Vadodara - Dec 7-10
Saurashtra 92 & 234/5 (77 ov) Delhi 237
Group C: Goa v H. Pradesh at Mumbai - Dec 7-10
Goa 380 H. Pradesh 254/2 (45 ov)
Group A: Gujarat v Tamil Nadu at Belgavi - Dec 7-10
Gujarat 307 Tamil Nadu 154/2 (66 ov)
Group C: Haryana v Tripura at Kolkata - Dec 7-10
Haryana 231 & 186/4 (43 ov) Tripura 178
Group B: Karnataka v Maharashtra at Mohali - Dec 7-10
Maharashtra 163 Karnataka 313/9 (101 ov)
Group C: Kerala v Services at Delhi - Dec 7-10
Services 322 Kerala 31/1 (11 ov)
Group A: Mumbai v Punjab at Rajkot - Dec 7-10
Punjab 468 Mumbai 8/2 (7.2 ov)
Group B: Rajasthan v Vidarbha at Greater Noida - Dec 7-10
Rajasthan 140 & 10/0 (11 ov) Vidarbha 116
4th Test: India v England at Mumbai - Dec 8-12
England 288/5 (94 ov)
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