Vinoo Mankad Age, Height, Weight, Bio, Family, Wife & Son

Vinoo Mankad

Vinoo Mankad was one of the greatest all-rounders Indian cricket has ever produced. He was a right-handed opening batsman and a slow left-arm orthodox bowler who played 44 Tests for India. He was instrumental in India’s first win over England at Madras in 1952 taking 8 for 55 and 4 for 53. His memorable performance was against England at Lord’s in 1952 when he top scored in both the Indian innings with 72 and 184 and took 5 for 231. Although England won the match, but Mankad’s performance made India proud. He scored 231 against New Zealand at Chennai and along with Pankaj Roy set the world record opening partnership of 413 runs which remained for 52 years. He represented several teams namely, Bengal, Gujarat, Mumbai, Maharashtra, Nawanagar, Rajasthan, Hindus, Saurashtra and Western India in domestic competition. His son Ashok Mankad also represented India in Test cricket. He was honored with Padma Bhushan by the government of India in 1973.

Vinoo Mankad

Vinoo Mankad Age, Height, Weight, Bio, Family, Wife & Son

Born Name Mulvantrai Himmatlal Mankad
Nickname Vinoo
Occupation Indian cricketer
Personal Life
Date of Birth 12 April 1917
Died 21 August 1978
Place of Birth Jamnagar, Gujarat, India
Nationality Indian
Ethnicity Indian
Zodiac Sign Aries
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Career Highlights
International Debut Test – 22 June 1946 v England at Lord’s, London
Domestic/State Team Bengal, Gujarat, Mumbai, Hindus, Maharashtra, Nawanagar, Rajasthan, Saurashtra, Western India
Records/Stats He was the first player in more than three decades to score a century and take five wickets in the same Test and the first Indian to achieve this feat

No. of Test played – 44

Runs scored: 2109 (scored 5 centuries and 6 half-centuries); Highest score:231

Wickets: 162 (took 5 wickets in an innings 8 times and 10 wickets in a match twice); Best bowling: 8 for 52

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Children Son – Ashok Mankad, Rahul Mankad
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