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BCCI condoles A G Milkha's demise

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today condoled the demise of former cricketer A G Milkha Singh who passed away at a hospital in following a cardiac arrest.

The 75-year old Singh, who belonged to a family of cricketers, is survived by wife, a son and daughter.

"The condoles the sad demise of AG Milkha Singh, a former Test player who passed away on Friday, Nov 10, 2017," the Indian Cricket Board said in a statement.

A flamboyant left-hand batsman and a fine fielder, Milkha Singh made his debut at the age of 17 and played his first Test a year later.

He had a fruitful career for the Madras team (now Tamil Nadu) in the He scored over 4,000 runs in first-class cricket inclusive of eight centuries.

His elder brother Kripal Singh, also played for the country, in 14 Tests. The brothers had played together in one Test against in 1961-'62.

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First Published: Fri, November 10 2017. 17:22 IST