Gogumal Kishenchand      

Full name Gogumal Kishenchand Harisinghani

Born April 14, 1925, Karachi, Sind

Died April 16, 1997, Baroda, Gujarat (aged 72 years 2 days)

Major teams India, Baroda, Gujarat, Sind, Western India

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 5 10 0 89 44 8.90 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 127 192 42 7187 218 47.91 15 40 97 1
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 127 1972 1182 37 5/67 31.94 3.59 53.2 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v India at Brisbane, Nov 28-Dec 4, 1947 scorecard
Last Test India v Pakistan at Lucknow, Oct 23-26, 1952 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1940-1970
Profile

He has a modest record in Indian cricket but Gogumal Kishenchand's chief claim to fame in international cricket is that he is the bowler off whom Don Bradman got the all important single to reach his 100th first class hundred in 1947-48. With Bradman on 99, Lala Amarnath, as a surprise tactic, brought on Kishenchand who had not yet bowled on the tour. Bradman treated Kishenchand with utmost respect before pushing him to mid on for a single to reach the landmark. A diminutive right-hand batsman with a good defence, Kishenchand was effective while driving and cutting. He toured Australia in 1947-48 but could achieve little against the powerful attack. His only valuable contribution was a 44 on a difficult Sydney wicket in the second Test, during which he added 70 runs for the seventh wicket with Dattu Phadkar. He came back only for one Test against Pakistan at Lucknow in 1952-53. One astonishing statistical aspect about Kishenchand's record is that he had at least one duck in every one of the five Tests he played. He also played six unofficial `Tests' against the Australian Services team in 1945, the first Commonwealth team in 1949-50 and the second Commonwealth team the following season. He was a tower of strength to various teams in the Ranji Trophy and over a career that lasted about three decades, he made 4216 runs (54.05) including ten centuries with a highest score of 181. For the Hindus in just three seasons of the Pentangular tournament, early in his career he scored 611 runs (101.83). He was also an occasional leg break bowler.
Partab Ramchand

Country Fixtures Country Results
Final: Central Zone v South Zone at Delhi
Oct 29-Nov 2, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 00:00 EDT | 23:00 CDT | 21:00 PDT)
India A v Sri Lankans at Mumbai (BS)
Oct 30, 2014 (09:00 local | 03:30 GMT | 23:30 EDT | 22:30 CDT | 20:30 PDT)
1st ODI: India v Sri Lanka at Cuttack
Nov 2, 2014 (14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 04:00 EST | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST)
2nd ODI: India v Sri Lanka at Ahmedabad
Nov 6, 2014 (14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 04:00 EST | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST)
South Zone: Andhra v Karnataka in India (venue TBA)
Nov 7, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
East Zone: Assam v Tripura in India (venue TBA)
Nov 7, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
West Zone: Baroda v Mumbai in India (venue TBA)
Nov 7, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
East Zone: Bengal v Odisha in India (venue TBA)
Nov 7, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
North Zone: Delhi v J + K in India (venue TBA)
Nov 7, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
South Zone: Goa v Tamil Nadu in India (venue TBA)
Nov 7, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
West Zone: Gujarat v Maharashtra in India (venue TBA)
Nov 7, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
North Zone: Haryana v Punjab in India (venue TBA)
Nov 7, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
North Zone: H. Pradesh v Services in India (venue TBA)
Nov 7, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
South Zone: Hyderabad v Kerala in India (venue TBA)
Nov 7, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
Central Zone: Railways v U. Pradesh in India (venue TBA)
Nov 7, 2014 (03:30 GMT)
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