Vijay Hazare Age, Height, Weight, Bio & Family

Vijay Hazare

Vijay Hazare was a renowned Indian cricketer who represented the Indian national team in 30 Tests. He was primarily a right-handed batsman and a right-hand medium pace bowler. He will be greatly remembered for his performance on India’s first tour of Australia in 1947-48 when he hit a hundred in each innings of the Adelaide Test quite against the run of play. He captained India in fourteen Test matches winning one and it was the only victory under his captaincy. India registered its first Test victory in 1951–52 against England at Madras under his captaincy. Though he had a modest international bowling record, he bowled the memorable delivery in Adelaide Test which surprised and bowled Don Bradman. He represented Baroda, Central India, Maharashtra and Holkar in the domestic arena. He was one of the first cricketers to be honored with Padma Shri.

Vijay Hazare

Vijay Hazare Age, Height, Weight, Bio & Family

Born Name Vijay Samuel Hazare
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Occupation Indian cricketer
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Date of Birth 11 March 1915
Died 18 December 2004
Place of Birth Sangli, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Ethnicity Indian
Zodiac Sign Pisces
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Career Highlights
International Debut Test – 22 June 1946 vs England at Lord’s, London
Domestic/State Team Baroda, Central India, Maharashtra, Holkar
Records/Stats He is the first Indian cricketer to score 1000 runs in Tests

He is the first Indian player to score a century in three successive Test matches

He is the first Indian player to score a century in each innings of a Test match (116 and 145 on successive days against Australia at Adelaide in 1947–48)

He is the first Indian cricketer to hit two triple centuries

He is the first Indian player to score fifty centuries in his first class career

No. of Test played – 30

Runs scored: 2192 (scored 7 centuries and 9 half-centuries); Highest score: 164 not out

Wickets: 20; Best bowling: 4 for 29

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Brother Vivek Hazare
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