Duleepsinhji

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Birthday
13, 1905
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Dec 5, 1959 (54)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
13, 1905
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Dec 5, 1959 (54)

About

British-Indian cricketer known for being one of the best Test batsman ever with an average of 58.5. Following his retirement from the game, he became the Chairman of the Public Service Commission in the State of Saurashtra.

Before Fame

He played for Cheltenham College and Cambridge University before playing county cricket for Sussex.

Trivia

He is the namesake of the Duleep Trophy competition.

Family Life

His brothers are politicians Himmatsinhji and Digvijaysinhji.

Associated With

He and Luke Wright both played for Sussex.