Freelooters Cricket Team

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The Freelooters cricket team was a first-class cricket team of British India which took part in the Moin-ud-Dowlah Gold Cup Tournament, beginning in December 1931. The team played in the competition until 1934 and played six first-class matches in the process.[1]

The team was established by the Maharajkumar of Vizianagram and captained by the Maharajkumar of Alirajpur.[2]

In the 1931–32 final Freelooters overwhelmed Aligarh Muslim University Past and Present by 432 runs; for the victors Vijay Merchant and Sorabji Colah each scored a century and Amar Singh took nine wickets.[3]


  1. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Freelooters". CricketArchive. Archived from the original on 17 April 2023. Retrieved 20 March 2011.
  2. ^ Mihir Bose, A History of Indian Cricket, Andre Deutsch, London, 1990, pp. 92-93.
  3. ^ "CA details". CricketArchive. Retrieved 4 May 2016.