SR Patil played 36 first-class matches for Maharashtra and also captained them in the Ranji Trophy.© AFP
Former India player Sadashiv Raoji Patil, who represented the country in a Test match, died at his residence in Kolhapur on Tuesday. He was 86 years old and is survived by his wife and two daughters. “He died in his early morning hours at his residence at Ruikar Colony in Kolhapur,” Ramesh Kadam, a former official of the Kolhapur District Cricket Association, told PTI. Patil, a fast bowler all-rounder, played a Test match against New Zealand in 1955.
He did not get another chance to play for the country.
Patil played 36 first-class matches for Maharashtra from 1952–1964, scoring 866 runs and taking 83 wickets.
He also captained Maharashtra in the Ranji Trophy.
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