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Syed Wazir Ali      

Full name Syed Wazir Ali

Born September 15, 1903, Jullundur (now Jalandhar), Punjab

Died June 17, 1950, Karachi, Sind, Pakistan (aged 46 years 275 days)

Major teams India, Central India, Maharaja of Patiala's XI, Muslims, Sind, Southern Punjab

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Relation Brother - S Nazir Ali, Son - Khalid Wazir

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 7 14 0 237 42 16.92 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 121 209 23 7212 268* 38.77 22 20 60 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 7 3 30 25 0 - - - 5.00 - 0 0 0
First-class 121 2308 1043 34 5/22 30.67 2.71 67.8 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v India at Lord's, Jun 25-28, 1932 scorecard
Last Test England v India at The Oval, Aug 15-18, 1936 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1922-1948
Profile

Major Syed Wazir Ali, the former Indian Test Match cricketer, died in Karachi on June 17, aged 46, after an operation for appendicitis. Elder brother of S. Nazir Ali, another Test player, Wazir Ali appeared in seven Test matches--all against England. He toured England in 1932 and 1936 and played against England in India in 1933. A fine batsman with a keen eye and a wide range of powerful strokes, Wazir Ali hit six hundreds during the 1932 tour and scored 1,725 in all matches. On his second visit to England he was handicapped by a finger injury. He missed a month's cricket, but although unable to do himself justice he hit the highest score for the Indians during the tour -- 155 not out against an England XI at Folkestone. He led the Indian team which won matches against visiting Australian sides in India in 1935 and 1936.
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Sep 1932

The 1932 All-India side prepare to board their train at the end of the tour, London, September 1932

The 1932 All-India side prepare to board their train at the end of the tour

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Jun 25, 1932

The 1932 All-India side which toured England. Back: Lall Singh, Phiroze Palia, Jahangir Khan, Mohammad Nissar, Amar Singh, Bahadur Kapadia, Shankarrao Godambe, Ghulam Mohammad, Janardan Navle. Seated: Syed Wazir Ali, C.K.Nayudu, Maharaja of Porbandar (captain), KS Limbdi (vice-captain), Nazir Ali,  XX. Front: Naoomal Jaoomal, Sorabji Colah, Nariman Marshall.

The 1932 All-India side which toured England

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Jun 25, 1932

Pen portraits of the 1932 India tourists

Pen portraits of the 1932 India tourists

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Tour Results
South Africa v Pakistan at Benoni - Mar 24, 2013
South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 36 balls remaining)
South Africa v Pakistan at Durban - Mar 21, 2013
Pakistan won by 3 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
South Africa v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Mar 17, 2013
South Africa won by 34 runs
South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion - Mar 15, 2013
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 28 balls remaining) (D/L method)
South Africa v Pakistan at Bloemfontein - Mar 10, 2013
South Africa won by 125 runs
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