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Who is the first cricket player of India?

Lala Amarnath

Personal information
Bowling Right-arm medium
International information
National side India (1933–1955)
Test debut (cap 12) 15 December 1933 v England

Who was the first Test captain of the Indian cricket team?

Test match captains

Indian Test match captains
Number Name Location
1 CK Nayudu India
2 Maharajkumar of Vizianagram England

Who is the youngest Indian to play Test cricket?

YOUNGEST INDIAN DEBUTANTS Tendulkar was 16 years and 205 days old when he made his Test debut vs Pakistan in 1989.

When was the first official cricket match played in India?

The British brought cricket to India in the early 1700s, with the first cricket match played in 1721. In 1848, the Parsi community in Bombay formed the Oriental Cricket Club, the first cricket club to be established by Indians. After slow beginnings, the Europeans eventually invited the Parsis to play a match in 1877.

Who is the oldest cricketer?

Oldest living Test cricketers by country

Country Player Age as of 8 November 2021
Afghanistan Mohammad Nabi 36 years, 311 days
Australia Ken Archer 93 years, 295 days
Bangladesh Enamul Haque 55 years, 254 days
England Jim Parks 90 years, 18 days

What is the age of Jaiswal?

19 years (December 28, 2001)
Yashasvi Jaiswal/Age

Where did Ravi Shastri go to high school?

Ravi Shastri is of Mangalorean descent, was born in Bombay and studied at Don Bosco High School. As a teenager, he took to cricket seriously.

Why was Ravi Shastri promoted up the Order?

Often promoted to bat up the order when the regular openers would ‘get injured’ as soon as India went overseas, Shastri built a style of ultra-defensive batting around himself – something that his career risks getting defined by. But it got him runs, big runs, against big sides.

What was Ravi Shastri’s record in Ranji final?

His only notable achievement in his first two Ranji seasons were bowling figures of 6-61, which he took against Delhi in the 1979–80 Ranji final that Bombay lost. While he was playing against Uttar Pradesh at Kanpur in the next season, he was called up to the squad touring New Zealand to stand in for the injured left arm spinner Dilip Doshi.

Why was Ravi Shastri forced to retire from cricket?

Ravi Shastri was forced to retire at the age of 30 due to his chronic knee injury. He has also been named as National Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF. Shastri is also known for his poised Cricket Commentary and has been one of the most popular Cricket Commentators in the world.