C. K. Nayudu Age, Height, Weight, Bio, Family, Wife & Children

C. K. Nayudu

C. K. Nayudu was a legendary and iconic figure in Indian cricket. He was the first Test captain of the Indian cricket team. He was a right-handed batsman and a right-arm slow medium pace bowler. He scored 153 including 11 sixes and 13 fours for the Hindus at Bombay Gymkhana ground against the MCC side led by Arthur Gilligan in 1926-27. In India’s first Test at Lord’s in 1932, he was the top scorer with 40 in the first innings. He hit six centuries overall on the tour and had the highest batting average of 37.59. He also took 79 wickets. He also appeared in three Tests against England in 1933-34 and played three Tests during the tour in 1936. He took 4 for 21 in the second innings that helped Vizianagram to inflict the only defeat of the tour upon D. R. Jardine’s MCC side in 1933-34. His younger brother C. S. Nayudu also played Test cricket for India. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1956.

C. K. Nayudu

C. K. Nayudu Age, Height, Weight, Bio, Family, Wife & Children

Biography
Born Name Cottari Kanakaiya Nayudu
Nickname CK
Occupation Indian cricketer
Personal Life
Date of Birth 31 October 1895
Died 14 November 1967
Place of Birth Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Ethnicity Indian
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Height & Weight
Height in feet/inches: N/A
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Weight in kilograms: N/A
in Pounds: N/A
Career Highlights
International Debut Test –  25 June 1932 v England at Lord’s, London
Domestic/State Team Hindus, Holkar, Andhra, Central India, Central Provinces and Berar, Hyderabad (India), United Province, Rajputana
Stats No. of Test played – 7
Runs scored: 350 (scored 2 half-centuries); Highest score: 81
Wickets: 9; Best bowling: 3 for 40
Education
Education Qualification N/A
School N/A
College N/A
Family
Father N/A
Mother N/A
Brother C. L. Nayudu, C.R. Nayudu, C.S. Nayudu
Sister
Children Son – C. N. Nayudu, P. Nayudu
Daughters – 7
Others N/A
Wife, Girlfriends & Affairs
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse N/A
Girlfriends/Affairs N/A

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