Full name Venkatraman Narayan Swamy
Born May 23, 1924, Calicut (now Kozhikhode), Kerala
Died May 1, 1983, Dehra Dun, Uttar Pradesh (aged 58 years 343 days)
Major teams India, Services
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
|Only Test||India v New Zealand at Hyderabad (Deccan), Nov 19-24, 1955 scorecard|
|First-class span||1951/52 - 1958/59|
Yet another of the one Test brigade, Swamy represented India against New Zealand in the first Test between the two countries. On the docile Fateh Maidan wicket, it was an uphill task for a new medium pacer and in the two innings he bowled 18 overs, finished with 0 for 45 and did not get a chance to bat. He did not play for the country again but represented the Services throughout the fifties and took 68
wickets (22.16) in his first class career.
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