Full name MV Nagendra
Born March 22, 1933
Died November 27, 1978, Bangalore, Karnataka (aged 45 years 250 days)
Relation Father - MG Vijayasarathi
|Test debut||India v England at Kolkata, Jan 29-Feb 3, 1964 scorecard|
|Last Test||India v England at Bengaluru, Jan 28-Feb 2, 1977 scorecard|
MV Nagendra stood in 11 Tests bookended by the 1963-64 and 1976-77 England tours. His father, Mysore Vijayasarathi, was a Test umpire throughout the 1950s and in 1960-61 the two became only the second father-and-son combination to stand in a first-class match (Mysore v Andhra).
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