Vijay Hazare      

Full name Vijay Samuel Hazare

Born March 11, 1915, Sangli, Maharashtra

Died December 18, 2004, Baroda (aged 89 years 282 days)

Major teams India, Baroda, Central India, Maharashtra

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Relation Brother - Vivek S Hazare, Son - RV Hazare, Nephew - VV Hazare, Nephew - SS Hazare, Grandson - KR Hazare

Vijay Samuel Hazare
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 30 52 6 2192 164* 47.65 7 9 1 11 0
First-class 238 367 46 18740 316* 58.38 60 73 166 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 30 43 2840 1220 20 4/29 4/29 61.00 2.57 142.0 1 0 0
First-class 238 38447 14645 595 8/90 24.61 2.28 64.6 27 3
Career statistics
Test debut England v India at Lord's, Jun 22-25, 1946 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v India at Kingston, Mar 28-Apr 4, 1953 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1934-1967
Profile

Vijay Samuel Hazare died aged 89 after a week on a life-support system. He will be always remembered for his great performance on India's first tour of Australia in 1947-48, when he scored a century in each innings of the Adelaide Test. It was a huge effort against the run of play. Australia had piled up 674 runs, and as Hazare made his second-innings 145, with India following on, six of his team-mates failed to score. Australia won by an innings and 16 runs.

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Dec 8, 2004

Vijay Hazare signing a book

Vijay Hazare signing a book

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Dec 8, 2004

Vijay Hazare looking dapper in a suit

Vijay Hazare looking dapper in a suit

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Dec 8, 2004

Vijay Hazare poses as he plays the cut shot

Vijay Hazare poses as he plays the cut shot

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Group C: Assam v Andhra at Guwahati - Jan 29-Feb 1
Andhra 137 Assam 168/6
Group A: Baroda v Mumbai at Vadodara - Jan 29-Feb 1
Mumbai 287 Baroda 114/4
Group A: Bengal v Railways at Kolkata - Jan 29-Feb 1
Bengal 268 Railways 149/4
Group C: Goa v Jharkhand at Porvorim - Jan 29-Feb 1
Jharkhand 385 Goa 51/2
Group B: Gujarat v Maharashtra at Valsad - Jan 29-Feb 1
Gujarat 429
Group B: Haryana v Rajasthan at Rohtak - Jan 29-Feb 1
Haryana 373 Rajasthan 161/7
Group C: H. Pradesh v Tripura at Agartala - Jan 29-Feb 1
H. Pradesh 535/5d Tripura 54/1
Group A: J + K v M. Pradesh at Indore - Jan 29-Feb 1
M. Pradesh 371 J + K 111/5
Group A: Karnataka v U. Pradesh at Bangalore - Jan 29-Feb 1
Karnataka 633/6
Group C: Kerala v Services at Kannur - Jan 29-Feb 1
Kerala 483
Group B: Punjab v Odisha at Mohali - Jan 29-Feb 1
Punjab 167 Odisha 183
Group B: Vidarbha v Delhi at Nagpur - Jan 29-Feb 1
Vidarbha 370 Delhi 85/7
England v India at Perth - Jan 30
England won by 3 wickets (with 19 balls remaining)
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