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Vic Pollard
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Vic Pollard

New Zealand
Vic Pollard

INTL CAREER: 1965 - 1974

Full Name

Victor Pollard

Born

September 07, 1945, Burnley, Lancashire, England

Age

75y 243d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm offbreak

TEAMS

Wisden Overview
Lancashire born, the short, dark, stocky was a determined batsman who, if the situation demanded, could attack with enthusiasm. That, allied to his useful offspin - he took 40 Test wickets - and electric fielding, usually in the covers, made him a great asset. Pollard was a Baptist lay preacher who was fiercely opposed to playing cricket on Sundays, but was a determined competitor on any other day. In his 32 Tests for New Zealand, he was an important member of a side fighting to establish itself as a force in the game. In his debut series, in England in 1965, he headed the batting averages with 56.20. In his last series, back in England in 1973, he averaged 100.66, scoring 116 at Trent Bridge, when New Zealand were set 479 to win and made a brave 440, and 105 not out at Lord's. He retired at the end of the tour. Martin Williamson

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test32597126611624.34274190
ODI320675533.5014546.20019110
FC13020733531414630.54630810
List A320675533.500110
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test324944211853403/35/5746.32110.50000
ODI3------------
FC1302015569312247/6530.9489.9061
List A3000-----000
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Vic Pollard
Tony Greig fields close to batsman Vic Pollard at silly point
Vic Pollard hooks Tony Greig to the boundary,
Tony Greig fields at silly point
Vic Pollard