Former Indian cricketer Sadashiv Raoji Patil died on Tuesday at his residence in Kolhapur. He was 86 years old and has two daughters besides a wife in his family. Ramesh Kadam, a former official of the Kolhapur District Cricket Association, said, “He (Patil) died sleeping early Tuesday at his residence in Ruikar Colony in Kolhapur.”
Fast bowling all-rounder Patil represented India in a Test match against New Zealand in 1955. He however did not get a chance to represent the country after this.
Patil scored 866 runs in 36 first-class matches for Maharashtra between 1952-1964 and took 83 wickets. He also captained Maharashtra in Ranji Trophy.