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Laxmidas Jai      

Full name Laxmidas Purshottamdas Jai

Born April 1, 1902, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra

Died January 29, 1968, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra (aged 65 years 303 days)

Major teams India, Hindus, Mumbai

Batting style Right-hand bat

Laxmidas Purshottamdas Jai
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 19 19 9.50 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 67 108 7 3231 156 31.99 6 19 26 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 67 210 134 3 1/6 44.66 3.82 70.0 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test India v England at Mumbai, Dec 15-18, 1933 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1920-1942
Profile

Figures lie in the case of some cricketers, and they certainly do in LP Jai's case. A stylish batsman who loved to play strokes, Jai's footwork was exemplary. For years he was a tower of strength to the Bombay batting and in a first-class career that spanned two decades he scored over 3000 runs at an average of a little over 31 with five centuries. But he played in only one Test, the first ever on Indian soil, against England at Bombay in 1933-34 scoring 19 and 0.

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