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Indian cricket mourns passing of former captain Wadekar

Ajit Wadekar

By: Sarwar Alam

Indian cricket heroes on Thursday (16) paid tribute to Ajit Wadekar, who led the country to their first series triumphs in England and the West Indies, following his death at the age of 77. “He will always be remembered as the ‘renaissance man’ of Indian cricket,” said Board of Control for Cricket in India chief executive Rahul Johri, after it was announced that Wadekar had died in hospital in Mumbai following a long illness. “The West Indies and England were two extremely strong teams and beating them in their backyard was almost impossible.” The batsman led India to their famous victories in 1971 and…

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