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Palwankar Baloo was a spin bowler and a scheduled caste social reformer
Vithal Palwankar (c.1886 – 26 November 1971), who belonged to a scheduled caste, was not only a star player, he was the first captain of the Hindus’ cricket team in the Bombay Quadrangular cricket competition. This page became necessary because the SC contribution to India’s international cricket teams has not been adequately documented. You can help by sending additional information to the Facebook page,, including about great domestic players and about ST players. Information used will be duly acknowledged.

SC players who have represented India  Career highlights 1 Doddanarasiah Ganesh 2 Karsan Devjibhai Ghavri 3 Vinod Ganpat Kambli 4 Eknath Dhondu Solkar 5 Sanjay Banger
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Doddanarasiah Ganesh

Dodda Ganesh, born June 30, 1973, was one of Karnataka’s finest bowlers, but only made a fleeting appearance on the international stage. Karthik Parimal looks back at the career of this domestic stalwart. In t…