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Vijay Hazare Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 10, 2018

Short Biography

Vijay Hazare is a fantastic Cricket Player who was born on March 11, 1915, in Sangli, Bombay Presidency, British India with the full name as Vijay Samuel Hazare. 

Other Name: Vijay Samuel Hazare

Vijay Hazare Complete Bio & Career

This great player has served the Indian Cricket team as the Captain for the time period from 1951 to 1953 which comprises of 14 matches altogether. During the 25th Test match of India, he guided the team excellently and was responsible for its victory against England located at Madras. He is prominently known for being an excellent right-handed batsman as well as medium pace right – hand bowler. However, his test recorded is appreciated for scoring 2191 runs having a batting average of 47.65. Most evidently, his first-class record has a batting average of 58.36 considering the 18740 runs. Moreover, he is well recognized for scoring 60 first-class centuries and 10 1st class double centuries. 
Apart from Vijay’s batting proficiency, he seems to possess an excellent bowling history too. As a whole, he was responsible for taking 595 first-class wickets having a bowling average speed of 24.61. When the Indian Domestic circuit is considered, he has contributed to three teams such as Central India, Maharashtra, and Baroda teams. However, he is considered as the initial cricket player of India to score the triple century during the first class cricket match. Most prominently, his highest score achieved for the first time was 316 not out against Poona for Maharashtra. Additionally, he tends to be the first cricketer to be awarded Padma Shri along with Jasu Patel.     

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Vijay Hazare died on 18-12-2004 in Vadodara, Gujarat, India. He was suffering from intestinal cancer.

DEATHDAY 18 December,2004 (Monday)
DEATH PLACE Vadodara, Gujarat

Life's Important Dates Of Vijay Hazare

Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 12
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Sangli, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Sangli, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification Graduation
Hobbies Travelling, Listening Music
Marital Status Married


Favorite Color Black, Red
Favorite Place Dubai
Favorite Food Non Veg Food

Vijay Hazare Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Vijay Hazare was 89 years 9 months & 7 days old age.