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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 1922-1939
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
India v England at Dharamsala - Jan 27, 2013
England won by 7 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
India v England at Mohali - Jan 23, 2013
India won by 5 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
India v England at Ranchi - Jan 19, 2013
India won by 7 wickets (with 131 balls remaining)
India v England at Kochi - Jan 15, 2013
India won by 127 runs
India v England at Rajkot - Jan 11, 2013
England won by 9 runs
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