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Victor Trumper junior      

Full name Victor Trumper

Born October 7, 1913, Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales

Died August 31, 1981, Sydney, New South Wales (aged 67 years 328 days)

Major teams New South Wales

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Relation Father - VT Trumper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 7 13 3 74 18 7.40 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 7 808 433 12 3/37 36.08 3.21 67.3 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1940-1941
Profile

Victor Trumper junior was only one when his father died in 1915, but his brief cricket career was inevitably shadowed by comparisons which no mortal could have lived up to. It was perhaps for the best that he played not as a batsman but as a fast bowler, and a useful one, who got bounce from a high action and was able to move the ball both ways. His career was brief, ended by the cessation of cricket because of World War Two. He played six times for New South Wales and once for a Don Bradman XI in 1940-41. His debut, against Queensland at Brisbane, was memorable in that he took two wickets in his first over, including Bill Brown.
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