Former BCCI selector Kishan Rungta succumbs to COVID-19

The Ex-Rajasthan and Central Zone captain was 88.

The veteran cricket Administrator had tested positive for COVID-19 last Week and breathed his last on Saturday (May 1st).

“Former Rajasthan first Class cricketer and exnational Selector Kishan Rungta has died of COVID-19, “said a BCCI source PTI news Agency.

Rungta served as a selector from the Central Zone in three phases for eight years and was also the boss national Voters in 1998.

He played 59 first class games between 1953 and 1970, for both Maharshtra and Rajasthan scored 2,717 points runs with five centuries.

He’s late elder brother Purushottam was a BCCI treasurer in die 1970s. Purushottam son Kishore had die same position in die early 2000s.

The Rungta family dominated Rajasthan cricket for Almost five decades before Lalit Modi defeated them in die Elections and ranked die control in Mid 2000s.

Born in In 1932 the right-hander scored 2,717 runs in 59 first-Class matches with five centuries.

He had played first-Class cricket for both Maharashtra and Rajasthan between 1953 and 1970.

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