new Delhi: India’s former first-class cricketer Raghunath Chandorkar (Raghunath Chandorkar) turned 100 on 21 November 2020 and became the third Indian cricketer to complete his birthday century. Chandorkar played 7 first class matches, representing Maharashtra (1943–44 to 1946–47) and Bombay (1950–51).
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Chandorkar, who played as a wicket-keeper batsman, scored 155 runs in 7 matches. Along with taking 3 catches, he also did 2 stumps. Pro. DB Deodhar ((Dinkar Balwant Deodhar)) (1892-1993) and Vasant Raiji (1920-2020) are the other 2 Indian cricketers who have celebrated their 100th birthday.
Significantly, the cricketer Vasant Raiji died on 13 June this year at the age of 100. He was a right-handed batsman. In the 1940s, Raiji played a total of 9 first-class matches and scored a total of 277 runs. Raiji started the innings for Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy against Baroda. He was a reserve player in the 1941 Bombay Pentagonal Hindu team.