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Tinu Yohannan

Tinu Yohannan
Personal information
Born (1979-02-18) 18 February 1979
Kollam, Kerala, India
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 242) 3 December 2001 v England
Last Test 19 December 2002 v New Zealand
ODI debut (cap 145) 29 May 2002 v West Indies
Last ODI 11 July 2002 v Sri Lanka
Domestic team information
Years Team
1999-2008 Kerala
2009 Royal Challengers Bangalore
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs
Matches 3 3
Runs scored 13 7
Batting average - -
100s/50s -/- -/-
Top score 8* 5*
Balls bowled 486 120
Wickets 5 5
Bowling average 51.20 24.39
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - n/a
Best bowling 2/56 3/33
Catches/stumpings 1/- -/-
Source: [2], 4 February 2006

Tinu Yohannan     (born 18 February 1979) is an Indian cricketer and former Kerala State Player. He is a right-handed fast medium bowler. He plays first class cricket for Kerala and was the first Kerala Ranji player to play Test and one day cricket for India.

Yohannan was selected in 2000 for the first intake of the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore.[1] This was after he underwent a training session with the MRF Pace Foundation. He made his Test debut in December 2001, in the home series against England. The first Test was played in Mohali, and he dismissed both the English openers. He got his first Test wicket in the fourth ball of his very first over. Though his start was brilliant, he could not carry on with the Indian team due to a form slump. He played 3 Test matches and an equal number of ODI's. His Test bowling average is 51 runs for a wicket.

Tinu is the son of T. C. Yohannan, a long jumper who held the national record for nearly 3 decades and represented India in the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada.

He played for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2009 edition of the Indian Premier League.[2]

References

  1. ^ Ramchand, Partab (2000-04-15). "First list of NCA trainees".  
  2. ^ "Indian Premier League 2011". The Times Of India. 
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