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Pochiah Krishnamurthy      

Full name Pochiah Krishnamurthy

Born July 12, 1947, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

Died January 28, 1999, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (aged 51 years 200 days)

Major teams India, Hyderabad (India)

Also known as Pallemoni Krishnamurthy

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Pochiah Krishnamurthy
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 5 6 0 33 20 5.50 0 0 0 7 1
ODIs 1 1 0 6 6 6.00 13 46.15 0 0 1 1
First-class 108 129 25 1558 82 14.98 0 8 150 68
List A 4 4 1 44 22 14.66 0 0 2 2
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 108 36 32 0 - - - 5.33 - 0 0 0
List A 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v India at Kingston, Feb 18-23, 1971 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v India at Port of Spain, Apr 13-19, 1971 scorecard
Test statistics
Only ODI New Zealand v India at Auckland, Feb 22, 1976 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1966-1979
List A span 1973-1976
Profile

Wisden obituary
Pallemoni Krishnamurthy, died on January 28, 1999, aged 51. Pochiah Krishnamurthy was a tall wicket-keeper who enjoyed standing up even to fast bowlers, and played five Tests for India against West Indies in 1970-71 when Farokh Engineer was unavailable. He was also reserve keeper on the following summer's tour of England, and four years later in New Zealand and West Indies. Krishnamurthy played for Hyderabad throughout the 1970s, batting in every position and sharing hundred stands both as an opener and as a No. 11. His 218 victims in 108 first-class matches included 68 stumpings, a proportion that was by then already unthinkable anywhere outside India.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Final: Central Zone v South Zone at Delhi - Oct 29-Nov 2
Central Zone 276 South Zone 308/4
India A v Sri Lankans at Mumbai (BS) - Oct 30
India A won by 88 runs
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North Zone: Haryana v Punjab in India (venue TBA)
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North Zone: H. Pradesh v Services in India (venue TBA)
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South Zone: Hyderabad v Kerala in India (venue TBA)
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Central Zone: Railways v U. Pradesh in India (venue TBA)
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