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Vijay Merchant

Full name:Vijaysingh Madhavji Merchant
Born:12th October 1911, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India
Died:27th October 1987, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India
Batting:Right-hand batsman
Bowling:Right-arm medium pace
Occasional wicket-keeper
Biography:His real name was Vijaysingh Madhavji Thakersey
Relations:Brother: UM Merchant
Teams:India (Test: 1933/34-1951/52); Hindus (Main FC: 1929/30-1945/46); Bombay (Main FC: 1933/34-1950/51); Freelooters (Other FC: 1931/32-1934/35); India (Other FC: 1933/34-1951/52); Indian XI (Other FC: 1933/34-1945/46); Indian University Occasionals (Other FC: 1935/36); Maharaj Kumar of Vizianagram's XI (Other FC: 1935/36); Indians (Other FC: 1936-1946); Jam Sahib of Jamnagar's XI (Other FC: 1936/37); Cricket Club of India (Other FC: 1937/38-1950/51); Bijapur Famine XI (Other FC: 1942/43); Rest of India (Other FC: 1943/44); India to Ceylon Touring Team (Other FC: 1944/45); West Zone (Other FC: 1945/46); Dr CR Pereira's XI (Other FC: 1946/47); India to England Touring Team (Other FC: 1946/47); Indian Board President's XI (Other FC: 1950/51); India Prime Minister's XI (Other FC: 1950/51); All teams
Wisden Cricketer of the Year: 1937
Indian Cricket Cricketer of the Year: 1946/47
Lists of matches and more detailed statistics

Test Career Batting and Fielding (1933/34-1951/52)
MINORunsHSAve10050Ct
India1018085915447.72 337
Test Career Bowling (1936)
BallsMdnsRunsWktsBBAve5wI10wMSRateEcon
India5404000-174.44

First-Class Career Batting and Fielding (1929/30-1951/52)
MINORunsHSAve10050Ct
Overall1502344613470359*71.64 4552115
First-Class Career Bowling (1931/32-1946/47)
BallsMdnsRunsWktsBBAve5wI10wMSRateEcon
Overall50872122088655-7332.12 1078.26 2.44

 

 

 

 

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