Rajendrasinh Jadeja was a versatile player during his cricket career.© Twitter
Indian men’s cricketer head coach Ravi Shastri on Sunday congratulated the death of former Saurashtra cricketer and BCCI referee Rajendrasinh Jadeja. Rajendrasinh died Sunday morning after battling COVID-19. He was 66 years old. “Really sad to lose colleague from Nirlons Mumbai and West Zone and friend for many years Raju Jadeja due to COVID complications. A gentleman at heart. May his soul rest in peace … Om Shanti”, said Shastri tweeted. Rajendrasinhji was the best middle right arm stimulator and a remarkable all-rounder. He played between 1974-75 and 1986-87 giving many outstanding performances.
Really sad to lose colleague from Nirlons Mumbai and West Zone and friend for many years Raju Jadeja due to COVID complications. A gentleman at heart. May his soul rest in peace … Om Shanti pic.twitter.com/1HUUBpb3vP
– Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) May 16, 2021
Niranjan Shah, former secretary of BCCI and SCA expressed his sincere sympathies and said: “Rajendrasinh Jadeja was the man with quality, style, ethics and great cricket ability. His dedication and contribution cricket will be remembered forever. “
He appeared in 50 First Class matches and 11 List A matches, winning 134 wickets in First Class matches and 14 in List A. He had scored 1,536 points in First Class matches and 104 in List A.
“It’s a huge loss to the world of cricket. Rajendra Sir was one of the best men I have met. I am fortunate to play many matches having him as a head coach, coach and mentor. “said Jaydev Shah, president of SCA.
Not only an outstanding cricketer, he was one of the best match coaches and referees. He has been the official referee of the BCCI in 53 first class matches, 18 list A matches and 34 T20 matches.
He has also been a selector, coach and team manager for the Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA). His extensive knowledge of cricket and his passion for the game were indeed very remarkable.
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