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Sham Nayyar      

Full name Sham Sunder Nayyar

Born October 15, 1932, Jalandar, Punjab

Died March 21, 2009, St George’s Hospital, Tooting, South London (aged 76 years 157 days)

Major teams Eastern Punjab

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm slow-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 2 4 1 32 30* 10.66 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 2 13 0 - - - - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1951-1952
Profile

Sham Nayyar was a gifted right handed batsman and all round sportsman who gave up a prospective career in 1st class cricket in India to pursue an engineering career in the UK where he arrived in February 1952. He played club cricket firstly for Camberley CC and then during the 1960s and 70s for Sunbury CC. He was a key member of the 1st XI for many years winning the National Knock Out Cup Final at Lord's against Tunbridge Wells in August 1974 and was a much respected player in the Surrey Championship. A courageous player who used his feet against fast and slow bowling he was a both competitive and gentlemanly opponent and team member.

Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Test: Australia v India at Melbourne - Dec 26-30
Australia 530 India 27/0
Group C: Assam v H. Pradesh at Guwahati
Dec 28-31, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
Group A: Bengal v Mumbai at Kolkata
Dec 28-31, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
Group B: Delhi v Gujarat at Delhi
Dec 28-31, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
Group B: Haryana v Odisha at Rohtak
Dec 28-31, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
Group C: Hyderabad v Services at Hyderabad
Dec 28-31, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
Group C: Jharkhand v Kerala at Dhanbad
Dec 28-31, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
Group A: M. Pradesh v Baroda at Gwalior
Dec 28-31, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
Group B: Rajasthan v Vidarbha at Jaipur
Dec 28-31, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
Group B: Saurashtra v Punjab at Rajkot
Dec 28-31, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
Group A: Tamil Nadu v Railways at Chennai
Dec 28-31, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
Group C: Tripura v Goa at Agartala
Dec 28-31, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
Group A: U. Pradesh v J + K at Kanpur
Dec 28-31, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
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