MUMBAI | By Sanjjeev K Samyal
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2020 03:37 PM IST
Chandorkar will also become only the third Ranji Trophy player to celebrate a 100th birthday. Vasant Raiji, who passed away this May in Mumbai, was one of the three.
Mumbai, Hindustan Times | By Sanjjeev K Samyal
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2020 02:54 PM IST
Born in 1920, Raiji played nine first-class matches in the 1940s, scoring 277 runs in his decade-long career. Soon, Raiji decided that he was not cut out for top level cricket, and left the game to make a living as a chartered accountant.
Mumbai | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2020 10:16 AM IST
Vasant Raiji, a right-handed batsman, played nine first-class matches in the 1940s, scoring 277 runs with 68 being his highest score
Mumbai | By Sanjjeev K Samyal
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2020 11:29 PM IST
Ninety-four years later, Raiji, who will celebrate his 100th birthday on Sunday as the oldest living first-class cricketer in India, can still recall the incredible buzz of the day he first fell in love with the game.
Hindustan Times | By Ayaz Memon
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2020 11:17 PM IST
The body of work Vasant Raiji has created is vested not so much in his brief career as a player — he played in only nine matches — but several decades he has spent as cricket aficionado and historian.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Sanjjeev K Samyal
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2019 09:19 AM IST
Vasant Raiji was 13-years-old when India played their first Test at home at the Bombay Gymkhana in 1933, and 98 when India won their first Test series in Australia this month