Rajkot: Former Saurashtra fast bowler and Cricket Board of India (BCCI) referee Rajendrasinh Jadeja (Rajendrasinh Jadeja) died due to Kovid-19 infection. The Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) has given this information on Sunday.
Rajendrasinh Jadeja is no more
SCA said in a statement, ‘All in SCA are saddened by the untimely demise of Rajendrasinh Jadeja, who was one of the most illustrious cricketers of Saurashtra’s past. He died today while fighting a battle against Kovid-19 ‘.
Jadeja (Rajendrasinh Jadeja) was a right-arm fast bowler and was also a good all-rounder. He took 134 and 14 wickets in 50 first class and 11 List A matches respectively. He also scored 1,536 and 104 runs in both these formats respectively.
Jadeja (Rajendrasinh Jadeja) was also the official referee of BCCI in 53 first class, 18 List A and 34 T20 matches.
Players expressed grief
He was also the selector, coach and team manager of Saurashtra Cricket Association. Former BCCI and SCA secretary Niranjan Shah said, ‘Rajendrasinh Jadeja was a man of level, style, ethics and superb cricketing ability. His dedication and contribution to cricket will always be remembered.
SCA President Jaydev Shah also mourned his death, ‘This is a big loss of world cricket. Rajendra Sir was one of the most brilliant people I met. I was lucky that I played many matches under his head coach, manager and guidance ‘.