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Ranga Sohoni      

Full name Sriranga Wasudev Sohoni

Born March 5, 1918, Nimbahera, Rajasthan

Died May 19, 1993, Thana, Maharashtra (aged 75 years 75 days)

Major teams India, Baroda, Hindus, Maharashtra, Mumbai

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Sriranga Wasudev Sohoni
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 4 7 2 83 29* 16.60 0 0 0 2 0
First-class 108 164 14 4307 218* 28.71 8 20 69 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 5 532 202 2 1/16 2/88 101.00 2.27 266.0 0 0 0
First-class 108 15634 7647 232 7/20 32.96 2.93 67.3 11 2
Career statistics
Test debut England v India at Manchester, Jul 20-23, 1946 scorecard
Last Test India v England at Mumbai (BS), Dec 14-19, 1951 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1935-1964
Profile

Ranga Sohoni toured England in 1946, Australia in 1947-48 and played against England at home in 1951-52 but was not very successful with bat or ball - his right-arm medium-paced bowling caused little worry to English and Australian batsmen. As a useful tailender, he made some valuable contributions. In his first Test, the last-wicket pair of Sohoni and Hindlekar played out the last 13 minutes to help India draw the match. In his next match, coming in at No. 9, he scored 29 not out to propel the Indian total along. In what proved to be his final Test, he played a small part in India wriggling out of trouble by getting 28 at No 10.

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Ranga Sohoni

Ranga Sohoni

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