Former Indian Test cricketer Ramesh Saxena dead

Published: Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 15:25 [IST]
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Former Test cricketer Ramesh Saxena dead

Jamshedpur, Aug 17: Former India test cricketer Ramesh Saxena passed away this evening at the age of 66 due to brain hemorrhage.

Saxena, also the secretary of Bihar Jharkhand Cricket Association, breathed his last at 8:50pm in the intensive care unit of the Tata Main Hospital here, said Manish, doctor on duty.

Saxena was admitted to the hospital on Saturday with severe Sepsis MODS Hyper tension and old CB seizure disorder, informed Dr Manish.

He is survived by his wife and two sons, including Vineet who played for Jharkhand in Ranji trophy.

An opener, Saxena played for India in 1967 against England at Leeds. He also served two successive terms as the secretary of Bihar Cricket Association.


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