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Former BCCI treasurer Jyoti Bajpayi dead

IANS  |  Lucknow 

Former Board of Control for Cricket in (BCCI) Treasurer, Bajpayi died in late on Wednesday, a family member said on Thursday.

Bajpayi, 80, was keeping unwell for a long time.

Bajpayi was one of the most respected administrators of Uttar Pradesh and had held many important posts like Treasurer, Joint Secretary in the

He was credited with bringing some big matches to Kanpur's Green Park stadium and for honing local talent.

Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association Director S.K. Agarwal said "Bajpayi will always be remembered for his contribution to cricket and for encouraging local talent".

Congress leader and Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Rajeev Shukla also condoled Bajpayi's demise and termed it "a great loss to sports".



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First Published: Thu, June 15 2017. 10:08 IST