Ravindu Shah

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Ravindu Shah
Personal information
Full nameRavindu Dhirajlal Shah
Born28 August 1972 (1972-08-28) (age 46)
Nairobi, Kenya
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium-fast
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 19)17 May 1998 v Bangladesh
Last ODI24 May 2007 v England
Career statistics
Competition ODI FC LA
Matches 56 21 102
Runs scored 1,506 1,623 2,853
Batting average 27.88 49.18 29.11
100s/50s 1/12 5/4 4/16
Top score 113 247 132
Balls bowled 60 248 126
Wickets 0 5 1
Bowling average 33.60 99.00
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0
Best bowling 2/50 1/24
Catches/stumpings 16/– 15/– 34/–
Source: Cricinfo, 11 May 2017

Ravindu Dhirajlal Shah (born 28 August 1972) is a former Kenyan cricketer of Indian Gujarati origin.[1] He is a right-handed batman, he was part of Kenya's 1999, 2003 and 2007 World Cup squads.

Domestic career[edit]

He played 56 One-day Internationals for Kenya and also appeared in first-class and List A cricket for Kenya.[2] Ravindu went to Visa Oshwal Primary School in Parklands, Nairobi and was on the school's cricket team.

International career[edit]

He made his ODI debut with 52 against Bangladesh at Hyderabad in the Coca-Cola Triangular Series in 1998, he scored his maiden ODI hundred, 113, against Scotland in Mombasa in 2007. He also made 71 against New Zealand in the 2007 World Cup.

In Kenya's 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup campaign, he scored 50s against South Africa and Canada in the group stages, he also scored 34 and 46 in the Super Six and semi-final matches respectively; both against India.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mehta, Harit (September 10, 2004). "Their heart goes out to Sourav,Tikolo". Ahmedabad: The Times of India.
  2. ^ "Ravindu Shah". www.cricketarchive.com. Retrieved 2010-03-26.