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BCCI chief Dalmiya passes away

Mon 21 Sep 2015, 11:20:30
Kolkata: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Jagmohan Dalmiya, who was admitted to a hospital three days ago after complaining of chest pain died on Sunday evening. The 75 year old cricket administrator is survived by his wife, his son Abhishek and a daughter.

Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly rushed to the BM Birla hospital where Dalmiya breathed his last. According to the hospital sources, he passed away around 9 pm on Sunday.

Dalmiya has over three and half years of association with BCCI. He worked as treasurer in 1983 and was instrumental in organizing the ICC Cricket World Cup in 1987 and 1996 in the sub-continent.


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