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Dattaram Hindlekar      

Full name Dattaram Dharmaji Hindlekar

Born January 1, 1909, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra

Died March 30, 1949, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra (aged 40 years 88 days)

Major teams India, Hindus, Mumbai

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Relation Nephew - VL Manjrekar, Great-nephew - SV Manjrekar

Dattaram Dharmaji Hindlekar
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 4 7 2 71 26 14.20 0 0 0 3 0
First-class 96 151 8 2439 135 17.05 1 9 128 59
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 96 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut England v India at Lord's, Jun 27-30, 1936 scorecard
Last Test England v India at The Oval, Aug 17-20, 1946 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1934-1947
Profile

HINDLEKAR, D. D., one of the best wicket-keepers ever produced by India, died at Bombay on March 30, aged 40. He was one of the small band of cricketers who opened an innings and went in last in separate Test Matches. Hindlekar toured England in 1936 and 1946 and altogether played in four Test Matches. At Manchester in the Second Test in 1946 he and Sohoni, the last pair, stayed together for the last thirteen minutes of the match and warded off defeat. During the 1936 tour he opened the innings in the First Test at Lord's, but subsequently chipped a bone in a finger and also was troubled by blurred vision. Ten years later a strained back kept him out of several matches.

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1946

The 1946 Indian touring squad: Back row L to R: Abdul Hafeez Kardar,- S.W. Sohoni; R.S. Modi; R.B. Nimbalkar,- V.S. Hazare; Vinoo Mankad- D.D.Hindlekar, Middle row, L to R: P. Gupta (manager); S. Banerjee; V.M. Merchant, Nawab of Pataudi; CS. Nayudu; Mushtaq Ali; Front row, L to R: S. G. Shinde; CT Sarwate; Gul Mohammed. The Oval, 1946

The 1946 Indian touring squad

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1946

Dattaram Hindlekar

Dattaram Hindlekar

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