Kamraj Kesari

Kamraj Kesari (24 October 1922 – 26 March 1985) was a cricketer who played 33 matches of first-class cricket for several teams in India from 1941 to 1959.

Kamraj Kesari
Personal information
Full nameKamraj P. Kesari
Born(1922-10-24)24 October 1922
Nagpur, Maharashtra, British India
Died26 March 1985(1985-03-26) (aged 62)
Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm off-spin
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 33
Runs scored 1307
Batting average 25.13
100s/50s 1/7
Top score 142
Balls bowled 3584
Wickets 58
Bowling average 24.43
5 wickets in innings 4
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 7/55
Catches/stumpings 17/–
Source: CricketArchive, 17 September 2017

A middle-order batsman and right-arm off-spin bowler, he took 7 for 55 and 2 for 41 for Gujarat when they lost by three runs to Western India in the Ranji Trophy in 1945-46.[1] He took 6 for 62 and scored 142, his only first-class century, for Central Provinces and Berar in a drawn match against Holkar in 1948-49.[2]

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  1. ^ "Western India v Gujarat 1945-46". CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 September 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Holkar v Central Provinces and Berar 1948-49". CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 September 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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