Cricket's 'Bababhai' Hasmukhbhai Joshi died at the age of 85

Cricket's 'Bababhai' Hasmukhbhai Joshi died at the age of 85

Rajkot. Former Saurashtra coach and manager Hasmukhbhai Joshi passed away on Thursday. He was known as 'Bababhai ' in the cricket world . Joshi was 85 years old. The Saurashtra Cricket Association said in a statement, "Bababhai Joshi served Saurashtra cricket in many roles.

As a player, under 16, under 19, under 22 selector, umpire, coach and manager in all forms. "He also wrote the book 'Old Ranji Trophy Players of the Period 1963 to 1969: My Teammates and Intimates'. Niranjan Shah, secretary of the Cricket Board of India and Saurashtra Cricket Board, expressed grief over his demise.