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Former Indian cricketer Sadashiv Raoji Patil dies, dies in Kolhapur

Mumbai
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.

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