Former India cricketer A G Milkha Singh passed away on Friday following a cardiac arrest at a hospital. He was 75. Milkha Singh played four Test matches in the early 60s.
He is survived by wife, a son and daughter.
Milkha Singh played four Test matches in the early 60s.
His elder brother Kripal Singh, also played for the country, in 14 Tests. They played together in one Test against England in 1961-’62. Milkha Singh made his Ranji Trophy debut at 17 and played his first Test just after his 18th birthday.
He had a fruitful career for Madras (now Tamil Nadu) in the Ranji Trophy. He scored over 4,000 runs in first-class cricket inclusive of eight centuries.
Milkha Singh was employed with the State Bank of India.Expressing his condolences, former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi wrote on Twitter: “Once the most attacking left hand batsman o his times AG Milkha Singh is no more..’AG’ clan is diminishing..RIP Micky..Guru MEHR Kareh..!!”