Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Death at age 74 of Vasant Ranjane Face Bowler in Cricket

Vasant Ranjane, had been a former India medium-pacer, has died at the age of 74 in Pune. Ranjane 1958 and 1964 and played seven Tests for India between state and first-class cricket from 1956 to 1971 represented the railway. “He [Ranjane] had been ill from some time and was admitted to Ruby Hall Clinic, where he died,” said Surendra Bhave former Maharashtra opener. Ranjane 1956-57 a successful debut in the first class, when the Saurashtra against Maharashtra for 36 to 35 and took 4 to 9.

He made ​​two years after the first Test against West Indies, but in 1961-62, when England visited India did not play each other. Ranjane as a fitter worked for Indian Railways in 1994 and has been retired. Chandu Borde, who played Ranjane first class and Test cricket as a bowler with the excellent line and length were all missing. “We played for the club, he played for vilas CC and Maharashtra,” Borde said. “He [Ranjane] a very good bowler, the best fast bowler in the country has produced.

Vasant Ranjane’s line and length was impressive, he is always there on the spot. It would upset all the top batsmen with his bowling. Sunil Gavaskar has paid tribute to Ranjane. “My poignant sympathies are with his family.

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