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Thatscricket - News - Photographer Thomas Rocha passes away

Published: Thursday, February 8, 2001, 23:53 [IST]
 
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Mumbai: Thomas Rocha, the photographer who captured Ravi Shastri's record sixes in one over, died last night here. He was in his late sixties.Rocha, while working for the Free Press Journal, framed the world record euqalling feat in the late eighties. Shastri smashed part time Baroda bowler Tilak Raj for six sixes in Ranji league tie here at the Wankhede Stadium equalling the record of Gary Sobers and chain-smoking Rocha was the only photographer present to frame that feat. Bespectacled Rocha with his huge built had a remarkable resemblance to former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd and the crowd used to recognise him with shouts of ''lloydi''. UNI

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