Kiran More: From wicket keeper to chief cricket selector, his journey in pictures

Sep 04, 2018, 17:20 IST
  • Kiran More: From wicket keeper to chief cricket selector, his journey in pictures

    Kiran More, a former Indian cricketer and wicket-keeper played for the Indian cricket team from 1984 to 1993. He was the Chairman of the Selection Committee of the BCCI before being replaced by former-India captain Dilip Vengsarkar in 2006.

    In pic: Kiran More and Sachin Tendulkar after he is been declared unfit for the West Indies tour at Mumbai Cricket Associations Bandra Kurla Complex

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    Kiran More was part of the India Under-19 team in the late 1970s. He played for Tata Sports Club in the Times Shield in Bombay and for Barrow in the North Lancashire League in 1982. He toured West Indies as the understudy to Syed Kirmani in 1982–83 without playing a Test

    In pic: Kiran More, Sachin Tendulkar and Dr. Anant Joshi at Bandra Kurla Complex

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    Representing Baroda in the Ranji Trophy, Kiran More played two major innings in 1983–84 – 153* against Maharashtra and 181* against Uttar Pradesh. He added 145 for the last wicket with Vasudev Patel which stood as a Ranji record for nearly a decade. Baroda qualified for the semifinal before losing to Delhi. Kiran More also appeared in two One Day Internationals against England in 1984–85

    In pic: Kiran More, Pullela Gopichand, Suresh Kalmadi, Dhanraj Pillay and Viren Rasquinha during the celebrity rugby match at Bombay Gymkhana

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    Kiran More toured Australia with the Indian team in 1985–86. When an injury in an early match of the World Series Cup virtually ended the international career of Syed Kirmani, More played in the remaining matches of the tournament. From then till 1993, More was the first choice wicketkeeper for India in Tests. In one day matches, he often lost the place to wicket keepers who were better batsmen

    In pic: Kiran More at Sachin Tendulkar's restaurant, Tendulkar's in Colaba where the master-blaster threw a party to celebrate his 35th Test century

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    The BCCI had banned Kiran More with immediate effect after he joined the rebel league ICL in 2007 along with other cricketers, including former India captain Kapil Dev

    In pic: Kiran More and Lalit Modi (right), Vice President of BCCI a the press conference of Nike Official Kit Sponsorship Deal for Indian Cricket Team at Hotel Leela, Sahar Andheri [E]

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    Before the fifth edition of the IPL, Kiran More had written to BCCI seeking amnesty. He had rejected the same offer in 2009

    In Pic: Kiran More and Lalit Modi, former Vice President of BCCI in office

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    In pic: A very young Kiran More, pictured in 1982-83

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    In pic: Kiran More and Dinesh Karthik during the net practice at PCA ground, Mohali

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    In pic: Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly with Kiran More during the net session on the eve of the first Indo-Pak One Day International at Jawaharlal Nehru stadium, Kochi in the early 2000s

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    In pic: Former Indian wicketkeeper Kiran More giving practice to wicket-keepers Ajay Ratra, Naidu & Parthiv Patel on the rest day of Challengers Trophy at Chinnaswami Stadium, Bangalore

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    In pic: Irfan Pathan, Greg Chapell, Munaf Patel and Kiran More during the first day of the 2nd Test played between India and England at Punjab Cricket Association's (PCA) Mohali stadium in 2006

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    In pic: Kiran More (right) and senior selector Sanjay Jagdale seem to be amused by something in an edition of Mid Day, while watching the Ranji match between Mumbai and Uttar Pradesh at the Wankhede Stadium

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    In pic: Former India captain Mohammed Azharuddin and Kiran More on the 1st day of the 3rd Test played between India and England at Wankhede Stadium, Churchgate in 2006

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    In pic: Former BCCI Selectors Kiran more & Sanjay Jagdale at Wankhede Stadium, watching Mumbai take on Uttar Pradesh

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    In pic: Kapil Dev, Kiran More and Ravi Parthasarathy (centre) in announcing the Executive Board of the Indian Cricket League at Hilton Tower

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    In pic: Kiran More during the second day of the Ranji Trophy match between Mumbai and Kerala Elite group at Wankhede stadium, Mumbai

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    In pic: Rahul Dravid , Niranjan Shah and Kiran More at the selection meeting of the Indian team for the Sri Lanka tri-nation one day internationals, held at the Garware Club House , Wankhede Stadium in 2006

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    In pic: Former cricketer Sandeep Patil, Kiran More and former BCCI chief Raj Singh Dungarpur at the launch of the book Caught & Told , co-authored by Sandeep Patil and Clayton Murzello , at CCI

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About The Gallery

Kiran More celebrates his birthday today. On this occasion, we take a look at some rare and unseen pictures of the cricketer from his playing days, his coaching stints and his time as an administrator in the Indian cricket setup

 

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