Today is the birth anniversary of Polly Umrigar, a former Indian cricketer who also lead the Indian Cricket Team in the 1950’s.A veteran of 59 Test matches and 243 First Class matches, he amassed 3631 & 16155 runs with a batting average of 42.22 & 52.28 respectively . He scored 12 centuries in Test matches and 49 centuries in First Class cricket. As a bowler, he claimed 35 test wickets and 325 first class match wickets. He was also the first Indian batsman to score a double century in test cricket.
Our humble tributes to the cricket legend of his times !