Sorabji Colah      

Full name Sorabji Hormasji Munchersha Colah

Born September 22, 1902, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra

Died September 11, 1950, Ahmedabad, Gujarat (aged 47 years 354 days)

Major teams India, Mumbai, Nawanagar, Parsees, Western India

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 2 4 0 69 31 17.25 0 0 0 2 0
First-class 75 132 9 3578 185* 29.08 6 51 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 75 279 6 2/14 46.50 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v India at Lord's, Jun 25-28, 1932 scorecard
Last Test India v England at Mumbai, Dec 15-18, 1933 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1922-1942
Profile

An attacking batsman, Colah was one of the automatic choices for the first tour of England in 1932. He did fairly well in the first-class matches but made 22 and 4 in the only Test. A brilliant fielder, he picked up two catches. He also played against England at Bombay, India's next Test and the first to be played on Indian soil. Going in late in the order, he made 31 and 12 and that remained the extent of his Test career. Colah remained a pillar for Western India, Nawanagar and Bombay during a first-class career that stretched from 1922 to 1942, making 3578 runs at an average of almost 29.08 including six centuries.
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Sep 1932

The 1932 All-India side prepare to board their train at the end of the tour, London, September 1932

The 1932 All-India side prepare to board their train at the end of the tour

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Jun 25, 1932

The 1932 All-India side which toured England. Back: Lall Singh, Phiroze Palia, Jahangir Khan, Mohammad Nissar, Amar Singh, Bahadur Kapadia, Shankarrao Godambe, Ghulam Mohammad, Janardan Navle. Seated: Syed Wazir Ali, C.K.Nayudu, Maharaja of Porbandar (captain), KS Limbdi (vice-captain), Nazir Ali,  XX. Front: Naoomal Jaoomal, Sorabji Colah, Nariman Marshall.

The 1932 All-India side which toured England

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Jun 25, 1932

Pen portraits of the 1932 India tourists

Pen portraits of the 1932 India tourists

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