Naoomal Jeoomal was an Indian cricketer who opened the batting for India in the country’s first ever Test match. He was a right-handed batsman and a legbreak bowler who played three Tests for India in the pre-independence period. He scored 33 and 25 in India’s first ever Test at Lord’s in 1932. He scored an unbeaten 164 for the All-India side against Middlesex and also scored a century against Derbyshire. He played two Tests against England in 1933-34 scoring 2 and 43 at Kolkata and in Madras he retired hurt after sustaining a deep cut over the left eye and missed the second innings. His innings came to an end after this injury and he did not play any further Test for India. In the domestic competition, he scored several centuries for Sind, highest being 203 not out against Nawanagar in 1938-39. He became coach of Pakistan in the late 1950s and also served as a national selector from 1957. In 1971, he moved to India.

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Born Name Naoomal Jeoomal Makhija
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Occupation Indian cricketer
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Date of Birth 17 April 1904
Died 28 July 1980
Place of Birth Karachi, Sind
Nationality Indian
Ethnicity Indian
Zodiac Sign Aries
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International Debut Test – 25 June 1932 vs England at Lord’s
Domestic/State Team Hindus, Sind, Northern India
Stats No. of Test played – 3
Runs scored: 108; Highest score: 43
Wickets: 2; Best bowling: 1 for 4
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