Full name Rajan Mehra
Born November 23, 1933
Died October 4, 2010, Delhi (aged 76 years 315 days)
Major teams Delhi
Batting style Right-hand bat
|First-class span||1953/54 - 1959/60|
|Test debut||India v Sri Lanka at Nagpur, Dec 27-31, 1986 scorecard|
|Last Test||India v Pakistan at Chennai, Feb 3-8, 1987 scorecard|
|ODI debut||India v Sri Lanka at Amritsar, Sep 12, 1982 scorecard|
|Last ODI||India v West Indies at Nagpur, Dec 8, 1987 scorecard|
A right-hand batsman and part-time bowler, Rajan Mehra, who also captained Delhi in the Ranji Trophy, played 14 matches scoring 436 runs at an average of 24.22, and took seven wickets at 32.00. He was also an international umpire, officiating in two Tests in India when the hosts took on Sri Lanka in 1986 and Pakistan in 1987. He also stood in three ODIs between 1982 and 1987. He died at the age of 76.
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