India's oldest first-class cricketer Vasant Raiji died early Saturday. He was 100 years previous. Raiji right-handed batsman. In the 1940s, Raiji performed a complete of 9 first-class matches and scored a complete of 277 runs.
Raiji began the innings for Mumbai within the Ranji Trophy in opposition to Baroda. He was a reserve participant within the 1941 Bombay Pentagonal Hindu workforce.
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After retiring from cricket, Raiji wrote. However, he was a chartered accountant by career. After the demise of BK Gurudachar within the 12 months 2016, Raiji grew to become probably the most veteran first-class cricketer within the nation. <! –
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BCCI mourns the unhappy demise of Vasant Raiji. The former first-class cricketer and historian, who turned 100 this 12 months in January, handed away in his sleep.https: //t.co/0ywSprK93o
– BCCI (@BCCI) June 13, 2020
On 26 January this 12 months, Raiji celebrated his 100th birthday and Sachin Tendulkar and Steve Waugh attended the celebration. After the demise of John Manners on March 7, Raizi grew to become the world's most veteran first-class cricketer.