Former cricketer G Kasturirangan dies of coronary heart assault at 89


Bengaluru, August 19

Veteran cricketer Gopalaswamy Kasturirangan died of a coronary heart assault at his residence right here on Wednesday.

“G Kasturirangan passed away today morning. He died of a heart attack at his residence in Chamarajapet,” stated Vinaya Mruthyunjaya, Karnataka State Cricket Association Treasurer and spokesperson.

Kasturirangan, 89, was a former cricketer-administrator and the BCCI curator.

He had principally performed for Mysore in Ranji Trophy because the right-arm medium-pacer from 1948 to 1963, stated the sources within the cricket fraternity.

Mourning his loss of life, famend worldwide cricket participant Anil Kumble tweeted, “Sad to hear about the passing of G Kasturirangan. He will be fondly remembered for all his contributions to cricket. Heartfelt condolences to his family.”

In a condolence message, the KSCA stated, “President, Secretary and members of the Managing Committee of the Karnataka State Cricket Association, deeply regret the sad and sudden demise of former Ranji Player, Vice President of KSCA and BCCI Curator Sri G Kasturirangan.”

The Association stated Kasturirangan had represented the then “MYSORE” workforce within the Ranji Trophy match within the 12 months 1948 -49 to 1962-63 for Karnataka. PTI



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