Jaydev Shah

Jaydev Niranjan Shah (born 4 May 1983) is an Indian former cricketer. Jaydev is the son of Niranjan Shah, ex-secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, and represented Saurashtra cricket team in India's domestic circuit. He has the distinction of captaining Saurashtra to victory in the 2007-08 Vijay Hazare Trophy, the team's first ever national-level title. He was recruited by the Rajasthan Royals for the Indian Premier League 2008 edition, but never played, and has also represented Rajasthan Cricket Association President's XI in the past.[1][2]

Jaydev Shah
Personal information
Full nameJaydev Niranjan Shah
Born (1983-05-04) 4 May 1983 (age 37)
Rajkot, Gujarat, India
BattingLeft-handed
BowlingRight arm offbreak
RoleBatsman
RelationsNiranjan Shah (father)
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2002–2018Saurashtra
2016–2017Gujarat Lions
Career statistics
Competition FC List A T20
Matches 67 54 33
Runs scored 5354 1118 523
Batting average 29.40 21.50 16.34
100s/50s 10/21 2/2 0/0
Top score 217 101 49
Balls bowled 1,723 347 75
Wickets 10 2 7
Bowling average 91.75 177.00 15.14
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0
Best bowling 2/21 1/34 2/11
Catches/stumpings 24/– 8/– 11/–
Source: CricInfo, 24 October 2010

On 21 October 2016, he became the first captain of Saurashtra to score a double century, when he made 217 runs in their Ranji Trophy match against Maharashtra.[3]

In December 2018, he announced that he would retire from all cricket following the Saurashtra's match against Karnataka in round five of the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy.[4] He made match winning 97 runs in his final professional game against Karnataka.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Player Profile: Jaydev Shah". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 January 2010.
  2. ^ "Player Profile: Jaydev Shah". Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 January 2010.
  3. ^ "Karnataka 324 ahead; Nadeem helps Jharkhand snatch two-run lead". ESPN Cricinfo. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Saurashtra captain Jaydev Shah to retire from all cricket". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  5. ^ Shyam Singh Shashi (2003). Karnataka. Anmol Publ. OCLC 248742796.