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Syed Kirmani

Syed Kirmani or Syed Mujtaba Hussain Kirmani as he was better known was born on December 29, 1949 in Madras or present-day Chennai in Tamil Nadu. Regarded as India’s finest wicketkeeper till date, he started off as an understudy to Farokh Engineer during India’s tours to England in 1971 and 1974 and in the 1975 Cricket World Cup. He made his debut against New Zealand in 1976 and in his second Test, he shot into the [...]