Sports desk: Bishan Singh Bedi, legendary spinner and former captain of the Indian cricket team died at the age of 77. Bedi, a veteran player was one of the most celebrated cricketers of his time.
In a career spanning of 12 years from 1967 to 1979, he played in around 67 test matches and took 266 wickets for the country. Indian team played 22 matches under Bedi’s captaincy.
He was also accorded with Padm Shri in the year 1970.
Bishan Singh Bedi, born in Amritsar, India on September 25, 1946, was a highly skilled left-arm spinner celebrated for his graceful bowling style. He was of the most successful players of all time and was an inspiration for many emerging cricketers.
After his demise, the legendary spinner will be remembered forever for his contribution to the cricket.