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Khershed Meherhomji      

Full name Khershed Rustomji Meherhomji

Born August 9, 1911, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra

Died February 10, 1982, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra (aged 70 years 185 days)

Major teams India, Mumbai, Parsees, Western India

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 1 1 0 0* - 0 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 30 46 4 656 71 15.61 0 2 61 10
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 30 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Only Test England v India at Manchester, Jul 25-28, 1936 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1933-1946
Profile

Khershed Meherhomji toured England in 1936 as reserve wicketkeeper to DD Hindlekar and got his chance to play in the second Test at Manchester. But he achieved little of note in what turned out to his only Test, remaining unbeaten with 0 in his only innings and holding one catch to dismiss the England captain Gubby Allen off Amar Singh. Meherhomji played for many years for the Parsis in the Bombay Quadrangular and Pentangular tournaments.
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