Ex-cricketer, referee Rajendra Jadeja dies


Former Saurashtra pace bowler and BCCI match referee Rajendrasinh Jadeja has died due to Covid-19. He was 66. Jadeja played 50 First-Class matches and 11 List A games, taking 134 and 14 wickets, respectively, between 1975-1987. Indian head coach Ravi Shastri, who played office and zonal cricket with Jadeja, wrote on Twitter: “Really sad to lose a colleague from Nirlons Mumbai and West Zone and a friend for many years, Raju Jadeja due to Covid complications. A gentleman to the core.”

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