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Neville Cardus, the famous Cricket writer & critic rated an Indian cricket captain as one of the best he had seen. Please name him?(Hint: He did not play ODIs)

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Asked by Good Citizen, 26 Jun '12 01:18 pm
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Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji, Maharaja Jam Sahib of Nawanagar GCSI, GBE (10 September 1872 2 April 1933) (known as K.S. Ranjitsinhji, Ranji or Smith during his career)[1] was an Indian prince and Test cricketer who played for the English cricket team.[2] He also played first-class cricket for Cambridge University, and county cricket for Sussex.
Ranji is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time,[3] Neville Cardus describing him as "the Midsummer night's dream of cricket". Unorthodox in technique and with fast reactions, he brought a new style to batting and revolutionised the game. Previously batsmen generally pushed forward; Ranji took advantage of the improving pitches of the time and relied on a back and across defensive stroke and played elegant strokes off the back foot in attack. He had a strong late cut and is noted for his popularisation or invention of the leg glance. The first-class cricket tournament in India, the Ranji Trophy, was named in his honour and inaugura ...more
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Answered by dharamender nebhnani, 26 Jun '12 01:38 pm

 
  
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K s ranjitsinh ji
Answered by rajan, 26 Jun '12 01:20 pm

 
  
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Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji, Maharaja Jam Sahib of Nawanagar
Answered by sameer, 26 Jun '12 01:43 pm

 
  
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