In a heart-wrenching moment for the cricketing world, the legendary Indian cricketer and renowned spinner, Bishan Singh Bedi, bid his final farewell at the age of 77. The former Indian skipper had been valiantly battling age-related ailments and had undergone a series of surgeries in the recent years.
Bedi’s cricketing journey was nothing short of extraordinary, making him a beloved icon in the sport and an inspiration to many budding cricketers. His contribution to Indian cricket will forever be celebrated.
As we mourn his passing, it’s worth noting that Bedi leaves behind his loving wife, Anju, and two children, Neha and Angad, who have stood steadfastly by his side throughout his illustrious career and health struggles.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) turned to the digital realm, using the platform formerly known as Twitter, to share their tribute to the legendary slow-arm spinner. In a heartfelt message, the BCCI conveyed, “The BCCI mourns the sad demise of former India Test Captain and legendary spinner, Bishan Singh Bedi. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and fans in these tough times. May his soul rest in peace.”
Bishan Singh Bedi’s cricketing exploits continue to be etched in the memory of fans worldwide. His graceful spin bowling and the leadership he provided as India’s Test captain have left an indelible mark on the history of the sport.
The legacy of this remarkable cricketer lives on, and he will always be remembered for his significant contribution to the world of cricket.