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Gundibail Sunderam      

Full name Gundibail Rama Sunderam

Born March 29, 1930, Udupi, Karnataka

Died June 20, 2010, Mumbai, Maharashtra (aged 80 years 83 days)

Major teams India, Mumbai, Rajasthan

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Relation Son - P Sunderam

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 1 1 3 3* - 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 47 53 15 558 52 14.68 0 1 23 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 4 396 166 3 2/46 2/59 55.33 2.51 132.0 0 0 0
First-class 47 6968 3315 127 6/64 26.10 2.85 54.8 3 1
Career statistics
Test debut India v New Zealand at Delhi, Dec 16-21, 1955 scorecard
Last Test India v New Zealand at Kolkata, Dec 28, 1955 - Jan 2, 1956 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1951-1968
Profile

When Lala Amarnath was chairman of the selection committee, he encouraged many youngsters by giving them their break. One of them was Sunderam, who played two Tests against New Zealand in 1955-56. A medium pacer who played for Mumbai and then for Rajasthan, Sunderam did well enough in his restricted appearances. Confronted by a featherbed Kotla pitch on his debut, he sent down 39 overs and finished with 1 for 99 as New Zealand amassed 450 for 2. In the next Test at Calcutta, he took the wickets of opening batsman JG Leggat and John Reid for 46 runs off 21 overs. But he never got another chance to represent the country. In a fairly long first-class career, which stretched throughout the 1950s and 1960s, Sunderam took 127 wickets .
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