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Rustomji Jamshedji      

Full name Rustomji Jamshedji Dorabji Jamshedji

Born November 18, 1892, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra

Died April 5, 1976, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra (aged 83 years 139 days)

Major teams India, Mumbai

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 2 5 4* - 0 0 0 2 0
First-class 29 50 24 291 43 11.19 0 0 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 1 210 137 3 3/137 3/137 45.66 3.91 70.0 0 0 0
First-class 29 5833 2965 134 7/61 22.12 3.04 43.5 10 3
Career statistics
Only Test India v England at Mumbai, Dec 15-18, 1933 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1922/23 - 1938/39
Profile

Rustomji Jamshedji made his Test debut at the age of 41 years, 27 days and is still the oldest Indian to play his first Test. But he made his presence felt in what turned out to be his only Test, against England at Bombay in 1933-34. A slow left-armer, Jamshedji took the wickets of Charlie Barnett, Bryan Valentine and Leslie Townsend for 137 runs in the first innings as England piled up 438 on their way to victory by nine wickets.
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Tour Results
England v India at Cardiff - Sep 16, 2011
England won by 6 wickets (with 10 balls remaining) (D/L method)
England v India at Lord's - Sep 11, 2011
Match tied (D/L method)
England v India at The Oval - Sep 9, 2011
England won by 3 wickets (with 7 balls remaining) (D/L method)
England v India at Southampton - Sep 6, 2011
England won by 7 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
England v India at Chester-le-Street - Sep 3, 2011
No result
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