Iconic Former India Test Captain Ajit Wadekar passes away..... PM Narendra Modi pays tribute

Aug 15. 2018 73 views

Ajit Wadekar, one of the most successful captains of Indian Cricket Team, died on Independence Day. With the death of Wadekar, Indian cricket is immersed in mourning. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also said it is sad. Ajit Wadekar, who was one of the most successful captains of the Indian cricket team, took the last breath in Mumbai on August 15. He died at 77 years of age. Indian and  cricket world has been saddened by the passing away of former India captain and coach. At the same time Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi paid tribute to Ajit Wadekar. Apart from this, the current Captain Virat Kohli & Coach Ravi Shastri has also paid tribute to him.

PM Modi, while paying homage to Wadekar, wrote, "They will always be remembered for what Ajit Wadekar did for Indian cricket. He was a great batsman and a fantastic captain. He gave our team a lot of memorable victories. Apart from this, it is also effective as a Cricket Admistrator. I am sad about the news of his demise. ' At the same time, India's current coach, Ravi Shastri, also described his demise as tragic for Indian cricket.

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