Deepak Shodhan

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Birthday
18, 1928
Birthplace
India
Death Date
May 16, 2016 (87)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
18, 1928
Birthplace
India
Death Date
May 16, 2016 (87)

About

His 60.33 became the highest average by any Indian batsman, represented Gujarat and Baroda in Ranji Trophy.

Before Fame

He was an exceptional hockey player as a youngster, but quit due to his need for a specially made left-handed hockey stick.

Trivia

His exclusion from the Indian team was the subject of much controversy and was discussed in the 2004 book The Covers Are Off.

Family Life

His large and extended family was present during a 2012 interview with Wisden India.

Associated With

He played much of his career in Gajurat, of which Narendra Modi was Chief Minister.

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