Yashpal Sharma passes away: ‘His contribution shall at all times be remembered’, cricketing world mourns lack of 1983 World Cup hero
Former India cricketer Yashpal Sharma handed away on the morning of 13 July attributable to cardiac arrest in Delhi.
He was a member of India’s World cup-winning 1983 squad. Sharma, 66, and is survived by his spouse, two daughters, and a son.
He was born in Ludhiana, Punjab, and made his worldwide debut in 1978. He performed in his first Take a look at in 1979 in opposition to England at Lord’s.
In his worldwide profession, Yashpal performed 37 Checks, scoring 1606 runs, and 42 ODIs through which he scored 883.
After retiring from worldwide cricket, Yashpal additionally took up refereeing and umpiring for some time. He was additionally a nationwide selector throughout the early a part of 2000.
Here is how his teammates and followers reacted to the information of his passing away:
Tragic information coming in of 1983 World Cup hero #YashpalSharma passing away after a coronary heart assault. Met him on June 25 on the 1983 group reunion in Delhi. RIP
— Cricketwallah (@cricketwallah) July 13, 2021
Sachin and Yuvraj handed on their condolences to the household
Shocked and deeply pained by the demise of Yashpal Sharma ji. Have fond recollections of watching him bat throughout the 1983 World Cup. His contribution to Indian cricket shall at all times be remembered.
My honest condolences to your complete Sharma household. pic.twitter.com/WBQ6ng2x8I
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) July 13, 2021
Very unhappy information of the premature demise of Yashpal Sharma paaji. Might his soul relaxation in peace. My condolences to his household and family members 🙏🏻 #YashpalSharma
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) July 13, 2021
Srikanth remembers his pal and 1983 World Cup teammate
Unhappy to listen to the demise of my former group mate and pal #YashpalSharma! He was one of many major heroes who helped us lifting the 1983 world cup! Might his soul relaxation in peace 🙏!
— Kris Srikkanth (@KrisSrikkanth) July 13, 2021
A legend has handed away
Devastating information of the passing of Yash Paaji. He was one of many hero’s of 1983 World Cup profitable group and was a really affable particular person. Heartfelt condolences to the household. Ideas and Prayers. Om Shanti🙏 pic.twitter.com/k4EB3fz0fU
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) July 13, 2021
A brave batsman
If present Indian batsmen are celebrated for his or her audacity, it was Yashpal Sharma who set the pattern together with his 2 audacious sixes within the 1983 World Cup semi. Making room & launching Paul Allott over lengthy off. Strolling throughout & whipping Bob Willis over deep backward sq. leg #RIP
— Bharat Sundaresan (@beastieboy07) July 13, 2021
Not a protracted again, Yashpal loved watching his two sixes in World Cup
just some days again, yashpal sharma posted this clip from the 1983 world cup. the 2 sixes he hit within the semifinal, the place he high scored in india’s well-known win over england….thanks for the recollections sir, RIP! https://t.co/JCdj4KXquv
— Gaurav Kalra (@gauravkalra75) July 13, 2021
He is left us early
Oh expensive, so sorry to listen to of the demise of Yashpal Sharma who performed such a giant half in one in every of Indian cricket’s most wonderful hours #WorldCup1983. Too early to go. Condolences to his household.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) July 13, 2021
Listed here are extra reactions:
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) July 13, 2021
Saddened by the passing away of ace cricketer & 1983 World Cup profitable member Sh Yashpal Sharma.
He had an illustrious profession & was India’s second-highest run getter on the 1983 World Cup. He was additionally an umpire and nationwide selector. His contribution received’t be forgotten.
ॐ शांति pic.twitter.com/fhra6UcngV
— Anurag Thakur (@ianuragthakur) July 13, 2021
Disheartened to listen to about sudden demise of YashpajI…a World Cup winner…..My condolences to the household 🙏🏻 #YashpalSharma
— parthiv patel (@parthiv9) July 13, 2021
Surprising to listen to concerning the passing of Yashpal sharma. One of many heroes of our first World Cup win. Condolences to his household and buddies.
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) July 13, 2021
Shocked to listen to concerning the passing away of a World Cup winner, Yashpal Sharma ji ! He served as an Indian selector too. Condolences to his household.
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) July 13, 2021
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