Rediff – Former India cricketer A G Milkha Singh passed away at a hospital in Chennai on Friday following a cardiac arrest.

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  • Former India cricketer A G Milkha Singh passed away at a hospital in Chennai on Friday following a cardiac arrest.
  • Son of legendary cricketer A G Ram Singh from Tamil Nadu, he played four Test matches in the early 1960s.
  • A flamboyant left-hand batsman and a fine fielder, Milkha Singh made his Ranji Trophy debut at the age of 17 and played his first Test a year later.
  • His nephew Arjan Kripal Singh played Ranji Trophy for Tamil Nadu and scored a triple century in a game against Goa in 1987.
  • “The BCCI condoles the sad demise of AG Milkha Singh, a former Test player who passed away on Friday, Nov 10, 2017,” BCCI said in a media release on Friday.


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