Former Hyderabad fast bowler Ashwin Yadav died of a heart attack on Saturday. He was 33. He is survived by his wife and three sons.
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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,
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 totally a ‘team man’. I will pray to God to give strength to his family. om Shanti. Will miss you. ‘
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. ‘