K.S. Ranjitsinhji

K.S. Ranjitsinhji Sussex CCC
K.S. Ranjitsinhji

K.S. Ranjitsinhji was a very stylish right hand batsman and right-arm slow bowler who played 211 matches between 1895 and 1920 and also 15 Test Matches for England from 1896 to 1902.

He scored 18,594 runs at an average of 63.24 including 58 centuries and took 112 wickets at 34.36 runs each including 5 wickets in an innings three times.

He scored 1,000 runs in a season eight times carrying on to 2,000 runs four times and made 14 double centuries. He scored three hundreds in successive innings twice in 1900 and once in 1896, achieving a unique feat in that season, when he scored a century in each innings on the same day against Yorkshire at Hove.

He won a blue at Cambridge University in 1893 and captained Sussex from 1899 to 1903.

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