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Name  Farokh Engineer
National team   India
Bowling style  Legbreak
Role  Wicket-keeper, batsman
Spouse  Julie Engineer
Batting style  Right-hand bat
Farokh Engineer (Cricketer)

Full Name  Farokh Maneksha Engineer
Born  (1938-02-25) 25 February 1938 (age 77)
Birth Place  Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Education  Ramniranjan Anandilal Podar College of Commerce and Economics

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Farokh Maneksha Engineer  pronunciation  (born 25 February 1938, in Bombay) is a former Indian cricketer of Parsi background. He played 46 Tests for India, and he played first-class cricket for Bombay in India from 1959 to 1975 and for Lancashire in England from 1968 to 1976.

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He studied at Podar College, Matunga.

Farokh Engineer Life and times of Indias most dashing cricketer

His active international career started in 1961 and continued to 1975, and he was India's first-choice wicket-keeper for most of that period, keeping wicket for the spin quartet of Bedi, Prasanna, Chandrasekhar and Venkataraghavan. He was also a highly useful, stylish and very aggressive batsman, scoring two Test centuries.

Farokh Engineer Life and times of Indias most dashing cricketer

He was the wicketkeeper for the "Rest of the World" team that played matches against England in 1970 and against Australia in 1971-72. He played for Lancashire in the match against Derbyshire at Park Road, Buxton in June 1975 in which play was famously stopped due to snow. Following in the footsteps of Keith Miller and Denis Compton, Engineer was the first Indian cricketer to endorse Brylcreem and was known as a 'Brylcreem Boy'.

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He was Indian Cricket Cricketer of the Year in 1965, and he was awarded the Padma Shri in 1973.

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He is currently a match referee in the Indian Premier League.

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References

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