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Full name Mervyn George Grell
Born December 18, 1899, Trinidad
Died January 11, 1976, Cocorite, Trinidad (aged 76 years 24 days)
Major teams West Indies, Trinidad & Tobago
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
|Only Test||West Indies v England at Port of Spain, Feb 1-6, 1930 scorecard|
A solid batsman and reliable medium-pacer, Mervyn Grell played only one Test - on his home ground against the 1929-30 England tourists -where he scored 21 and 13.
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