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Chandrakant Patankar      

Full name Chandrakant Trimbak Patankar

Born November 24, 1930, Pen, Maharashtra

Current age 84 years 32 days

Major teams India, Maharashtra, Mumbai

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 1 14 13 14.00 0 0 0 3 1
First-class 26 37 5 503 100 15.71 1 37 20
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 26 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Only Test India v New Zealand at Kolkata, Dec 28, 1955 - Jan 2, 1956 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1949-1968
Profile

One of the many youngsters who got their big break because of selection committee chairman Lala Amarnath's far sighted policy of encouraging youth in the fifties, Patankar was a surprise choice as a replacement for regular wicketkeeper Naren Tamhane for the Test against New Zealand at Calcutta. He did not do badly. First he helped JM Ghorpade to add 37 runs for the eighth wicket after seven wickets had tumbled for 88 on the opening morning. Patankar followed his 13 by taking catches that dismissed both opening batsmen Leggat and Bert Sutcliffe. Later he stumped MacGibbon and caught Alabaster. But with Tamhane and `Nana' Joshi around, he never got another chance to play for the country. A useful tail end batsman, Patankar's first class stretched for more than two decades. He had a tally of 503 runs (15.71) including one century and 58 dismissals, 38 of them caught. (Partab Ramchand)

Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Test: Australia v India at Melbourne - Dec 26-30
Australia 259/5
Group C: Assam v H. Pradesh at Guwahati
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Group A: Bengal v Mumbai at Kolkata
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Group B: Delhi v Gujarat at Delhi
Dec 28-31, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
Group B: Haryana v Odisha at Rohtak
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Group C: Hyderabad v Services at Hyderabad
Dec 28-31, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
Group C: Jharkhand v Kerala at Dhanbad
Dec 28-31, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
Group A: M. Pradesh v Baroda at Gwalior
Dec 28-31, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
Group B: Rajasthan v Vidarbha at Jaipur
Dec 28-31, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
Group B: Saurashtra v Punjab at Rajkot
Dec 28-31, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
Group A: Tamil Nadu v Railways at Chennai
Dec 28-31, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
Group C: Tripura v Goa at Agartala
Dec 28-31, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
Group A: U. Pradesh v J + K at Kanpur
Dec 28-31, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
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