Kiran More was the wicketkeeper of the Indian team during 1984 to 1993. Born in Baroda Gujrat on the 4th September 1962, Kiran more had a more than outstanding record and can certainly be awarded India's second longest serving wicketkeeper after Syed Kirmani.
- Career Overview
- Fame and Power
- Current Position
Kiran More started early. He played for the India Under-19 team in the late 1970s.He then toured West Indies as the understudy to Syed Kirmani in 1982-83 without playing in a Test. More's first sniff of international cricket came in the world series cup when Indian keeper Syed Kirmani got injured. More played the rest of the tournament.More made his test debut against England in 1986. In his first series only he took 16 catches in three test matches. The following is more's career records in both tests and ODI's.
Matches Played: 49 Runs Scored: 1285 Batting Average:25.70 Catches: 110 Stumpings: 20
Matches Played: 94 Runs Scored: 563 Batting Average: 13.09 Catches: 63 Stumpings: 27
Fame and Power
More was selected as the vice-captain to Mohammed Azharuddin to the New Zealand tour in 1990. He scored a vital inning of 73 which still remains his career best. However, he lost his vice captaincy to Ravi Shastri the very next year.
Kiran More was the Chairman of the Selection Committee of the BCCI till Dilip Vengsarkar took over the job in 2006. He is presently working with Indian Cricket League.