He has played 37 Tests and 42 ODIs for India in his career. He has scored 1606 runs in Test cricket with 2 centuries
Former India cricketer Yashpal Sharma passes away after suffering a heart attack today. Yashpal Sharma was part of the Indian team that won the first ODI World Cup in 1983. He has played 37 Tests and 42 ODIs for India in his career. He has scored 1606 runs in Test cricket with 2 centuries.
He made his ODI debut in 1978 and scored 883 runs at an average of 28.48 for India. Sharma leaves behind his wife Renu, son Chirag and two daughters Preeti, Puja.
Former captain Kapil Dev could not hold back his tears on the death of Yashpal Sharma. Kapil started crying while talking on a TV channel. Sharma played an important role in India's world cup winning campaign.
Sharma played an innings of 89 runs off 120 balls. Sharma also scored 40 against Australia and an innings of 61 runs against England in difficult conditions. Sharma scored 240 runs in the tournament at an average of 34.28. India finally won the World Cup.