Full Name

Sunil Benjamin

Born

1947

Died

November 10, 2002, Jaipur(aged null)

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Fielding Position

Wicketkeeper

TEAMS

Wisden Obituary
Benjamin, Sunil, died in Jaipur on November 10, 2002, aged 56, following a heart attack. He became the first Indian wicket-keeper to take seven dismissals in an innings with six catches and a stumping for Central Zone against North Zone at Bombay in the 1973-74 Duleep Trophy final. His record was equalled by Vidarbha's Sadashiv Iyer in 1997-98. In 70 first-class games between 1966-67 and 1981-82, mostly for Rajasthan in the Ranji Trophy, Benjamin collected 103 catches, 23 stumpings and 2,384 runs at 25.09.


Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2003

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50sCtSt
FC7010712238411225.09210323
List A650663213.200000
Bowling
FormatMatBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
FC70150----000
List A6000-----000

Debut/Last Matches - Player

FC Matches
Span
1966/67 - 1981/82
List A Matches
Span
1973/74 - 1980/81