Hyderabad: Former Hyderabad fast bowler Ashwin Yadav has died of a heart attack. Ashwin Yadav was just 33 years old and is survived by his wife and three sons.
Ashwin Yadav is no more
Fielding coach of the Indian team R Sridhar expressed grief over the death of Yadav. He tweeted, ‘Sad to hear the news of Ashwin Yadav’s demise. He was very cheerful and completely a ‘team man’. I will pray to God to give strength to his family. om Shanti. Will miss you ‘.
Devastated to hear the news of #Ashwinyadav passing away. A Very jovial and fun loving guy, team man to the core, punched way above his skills as a fast bowler. I pray to God for strength to his family. #gonetooearly #OmShanti
You will be missed. pic.twitter.com/0gIuOKZr6L
– R SRIDHAR (@coach_rsridhar) April 24, 2021
Off-spinner Vishal Sharma was his fellow player, saying that Yadav always had a smile on his face. He said, ‘He was a’ team man ‘and played in the local league. I am not sure that he has passed away ‘.
Ashwin Yadav’s cricket career
Ashwin Yadav, who made his Ranji Trophy debut in 2007 against Punjab in Mohali, played 14 first-class matches and took 34 wickets. He did his best against Delhi in the 2008-09 season at Uppal Stadium, taking six wickets for 52 runs.
His last Ranji match was against Mumbai in 2009. He, however, continued to play for State Bank of Hyderabad and then SBI in the local league. He also played 10 List A and two T20 matches.