From Squash Magazine
Muggy Mugaseth might be the answer to the trivia question of who was the first international student-athlete to play intercollegiate squash.
The cover of Squash: A History of the Game features a photograph of the 1951 Harvard men’s squash team. Standing next to a six foot five David Watts is Jehangir Mugaseth. Known as Muggy, Mugaseth was a diminutive but brilliant cricketer from Mumbai, India in the class of 1952. In May 1951 in the Manchester Guardian, Alistair Cooke covered a Harvard v. Yale cricket match played in Boston. Mugaseth, Cooke wrote, was a “supple young man from Bombay who had one of those long, beautiful unwinding runs” up to bowl the ball.
Mugaseth anchored the Harvard squash team […]