Farokh Engineer

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Farokh Engineer
Personal information
Full name Farokh Maneksha Engineer
Born (1938-02-25) 25 February 1938 (age 76)
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak
Role Wicket-keeper batsman
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs FC LA
Matches 46 5 335 160
Runs scored 2611 114 13436 3008
Batting average 31.08 38.00 29.52 23.31
100s/50s 2/16 -/1 13/69 0/12
Top score 121 54* 192 93
Balls bowled - - 132 -
Wickets - - 1 -
Bowling average - - 117.00 -
5 wickets in innings - - 0 -
10 wickets in match - n/a 0 -
Best bowling - - 1/40 -
Catches/stumpings 66/16 3/1 704/120 159/31
Source: CricInfo, August 6 2013

Farokh Maneksha Engineer About this sound pronunciation  (born 25 February 1938, in Bombay) is a former Indian cricketer of Parsi background who played 46 Tests for India and played first-class cricket for Bombay in India and Lancashire in England. Engineer's active international career started in 1961 and continued to 1975, and he was India's first-choice wicket-keeper for most of that period. He was also a highly useful, stylish and very aggressive batsman. He is currently a match referee in the Indian Premier League

He studied at Podar College, Matunga.


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