Former cricketer Yashpal Sharma, who was the part of 1983 World Cup-Winning Team, dies at the age of 66

Yashpal Sharma, a former Indian cricketer and part of the 1983 world-winning team, has passed away at the age of 66. He died on Tuesday morning due to a heart attack.

Yashpal Sharma, a former Indian cricketer and part of the 1983 world-winning team, has passed away at the age of 66. He died on Tuesday morning due to a heart attack.

Yashpal Sharma made his Test debut against England at Lord’s in 1979 and played the last Test match in 1983. While he made his ODI debut in 1978 and played his last ODI match in 1985.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with the Indian cricket fraternity on Tuesday mourned 1983 World Cup winner Yashpal Sharma.

“Shri Yashpal Sharma Ji was a much beloved member of the Indian cricket team, including the legendary 1983 squad. He was an inspiration for teammates, fans as well as budding cricketers. Anguished by his passing away. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti,” PM Modi tweeted.

Yashpal Sharma played a total of 37 Test matches for India, in which he scored 1606 runs at an average of 34. At the same time, Yashpal Sharma scored 883 runs in a total of 42 ODIs.

Yashpal Sharma was an important part of the world cup winning team in the year 1983. He played a brilliant inning of 89 runs in the first match played against West Indies in the World Cup, in which Team India won. Apart from this, Yashpal Sharma also scored 61 runs in the semi-final, when India defeated England.

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