Indrajitsinhji

15 Jun 1937
12 Mar 2011
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Kumar Shri Indrajitsinhji Madhavsinhji (About this sound pronunciation (help·info)) (15 June 1937 – 12 March 2011) was an Indian cricketer who played in four Tests from 1964 to 1969 as a wicketkeeper-batsman.

Indrajitsinhji was born in Jamnagar, Gujarat. He was the nephew of Duleepsinhji, and great-nephew of Ranjitsinghi. His cousins included Suryaveer Singh and Hanumant Singh. He was educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot.

He played first-class cricket from 1954 to 1973, for Delhi and Saurashtra. He was one of the first wicketkeepers to pass 100 dismissals (caught or stumped) in the Ranji Trophy, and set a record by taking 23 dismissals in the competition in one year in the 1960–61 season.

Although an accomplished wicketkeeper in Indian domestic cricket, he was kept out of the India national cricket team by Farokh Engineer and Budhi Kunderan. He played in only four Test matches: the three-match series against Australia in 1964–65, and one Test against New Zealand at Hyderabad in 1969–70 when Engineer was injured.

He died in Mumbai at the age of 73.

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