Deepak Shodhan


Roshan Harshadlal "Deepak" Shodhan is a former Indian Test cricketer and among the five oldest living Indian Test cricketers. His profile is that of a left hand batsman and occasional medium pace bowler. He was the second Indian batsman, after Lala Amarnath, to score a hundred on Test debut. At Calcutta in a curious Indian innings where every batsman reached double figures, Shodhan scored 110 at batting at No.8 . Shodhan scored 45 and 11 in the first Test at Port of Spain against West Indies that followed. Deepak Shodhan's 60.33 still remains the highest average by an Indian batsman. He scored an important 15 runs in the second innings batting at No.10. He represented Gujarat for most of his Ranji career before switching to Baroda.
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