Former Indian cricketer and member of 1983 World Cup winning Team India Yashpal Sharma passed away today at the age of 66 due to a heart attack. Yashpal Sharma played 37 Tests and 42 ODIs for India. He is survived by his wife Renu Sharma, two daughters Pooja, Preeti and son Chirag Sharma. Where the news of Yashpal Sharma’s death has caused a wave of mourning in the sports world. At the same time, many political stalwarts have also expressed grief over the death of Yashpal Sharma by tweeting.
Kapil Dev’s eyes filled with tears on Yashpal Sharma’s death
On the death of Yashpal Sharma, the eyes of former captain Kapil Dev also became moist. Kapil Dev could not hold back his tears while talking to ABP News.
Commentator Harsha Bhogle condoles the demise of Yashpal Sharma
Former cricketer and commentator Harsha Bhogle tweeted condoling the death of Yashpal Sharma. He wrote in his tweet that, Oh dear, very sad to hear about the demise of Yashpal Sharma, who played such a big role in the most glorious #WorldCup1983 of Indian cricket. gone to soon. Condolences to his family.
Anurag Thakur also expressed grief by tweeting
Union Information and Broadcasting Minister and Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Thakur also tweeted. He wrote that, “Saddened by the demise of cricketer and 1983 World Cup winning member Yashpal Sharma. He had an illustrious career and was India’s second highest run-scorer in the 1983 World Cup. He was also an umpire and national selector. His contribution will not be forgotten.”
Naveen Jindal also expressed grief
Industrialist Naveen Jindal also condoled the death of Yashpal Sharma and tweeted, “Sad to hear about the passing of cricketer #YashpalSharma ji. Condolences to his family and loved ones. Prayers for the departed soul, Om Shanti.
Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia also tweeted expressing grief over the death of Yashpal Sharma. He wrote in his tweet, “The stellar performance of former batsman Shri Yashpal Sharma ji in the 1983 World Cup is etched in the hearts of many cricket lovers including me. My heartfelt condolences to his family, loved ones and fans. Peace.”
Let us tell that Yashpal Sharma was a brilliant player of the Indian cricket team. He has played both Test and ODI for Team India. He has played 37 test matches for Team India. In this he has scored 1606 runs. Along with this, two centuries and 9 half-centuries have also been in his name. His highest score in Test matches has been 140 runs. Apart from this, he has also played 42 ODIs for Team India. Yashpal Sharma has scored a total of 883 runs in ODIs. Along with this, Yashpal Sharma also has 4 half-centuries in ODI cricket. Yashpal Sharma could not score any century in ODIs. His highest score is 89 runs in ODI cricket.
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