Jun 29, 2022, 17:11 IST

This Cricketer Died Due to lack of resources!!


Talking about today’s Cricket world it was never the same as before. Earlier the career in cricketing was not fascinating and motivating as it is today. Now Cricketing is one of the richest sports and so are the cricketers.


In this article, you will learn about a cricketer who died of not getting timely treatment due to a lack of money and it was Dattaram Hindlekar. He was born on 1ST January 1909 in Mumbai who played 4 tests in a foreign land. He was the grandfather of Sanjay Manjrekar.

He didn’t belong to a wealthy family who couldn’t afford to buy gloves and borrowed from someone for doing wicketkeeping. He came to know about his sickness quite a late which cost his life.

BCCI couldn’t accumulate the desired amount to carry on his treatment. Then Bombay port trust conducted a cabaret dance show as a charity and could gather Rs. 7000 which was given to his family for his treatment.