Shri Kiran Shankar More
Arjuna Award (1993)
Former Indian Cricketer
Biography: Kiran Shankar More (born 4 September 1962). He also took up the position Chairman of the Selection Committee of the BCCI till Dilip Vengsarkar took over the job in 2006. In July 2019, he was appointed in a senior consultancy role for the United States national cricket team.
Kiran More was a chirpy yet effective wicket-keeper batsman for his team, and a player who harbored a fierce competitive streak. Kiran More began his cricketing career playing several matches representing the India Under-19 team, Tata Sports Club in the Times Shield, Burrow in the North Lancashire League, and moving on to play thrilling first-class cricket for Baroda in the Ranji Trophy. He was the understudy to Syed Kirmani on the West Indies tour of 1982-83 and the Australian tour of 1985-86, and finally made his international Test debut against England at Lord’s in June 1986. Since then, More has played in 49 Tests, scoring 1285 runs, and taking 110 catches with 20 stumpings. Kiran More made his one day international debut against England at Pune in December 1984, and since then has played 94 ODI’s scoring 563 runs and taking 63 catches, along with 27 stumpings. He has also appeared in two Cricket World Cups.