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Amar Singh Ladha Nakum
Personal information
Full name Nakum AmarSingh Ladhabhai
Born (1910-12-04)4 December 1910
Rajkot, Gujarat, British India
Died 21 May 1940(1940-05-21) (aged 29)
Jamnagar, Gujarat, India
Nickname Lodha
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Role All-Rounder
Relations Ladha Ramji (brother)
International information
National side India
Test debut (cap 1) 25 June 1932 v England
Last Test 15 August 1936 v England
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Matches 7 92
Runs scored 292 3,344
Batting average 22.46 24.23
100s/50s 0/1 5/18
Top score 51 140*
Balls bowled 2,182 23,689
Wickets 28 506
Bowling average 30.64 18.35
5 wickets in innings 2 42
10 wickets in match 0 14
Best bowling 7/86 8/23
Catches/stumpings 3/– 77/–

Amar Singh was an Indian cricketer. His full name was Ladhabhai Nakum Amar Singh Lodha. He was a right arm fast bowler and an effective lower order batsman. Amar Singh was the first Indian to receive a test cap. He was born in Rajkot, Gujarat on 4 December 1910.

Amar Singh played for the Indian cricket team, Hindus cricket team and various teams in the first class cricket matches. He took 28 wickets and scored 292 runs in 7 Test cricket matches, playing for the Indian cricket team.

Amar Singh died due to typhoid on May 21 1940 in Jamnagar, Gujarat.


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