Curator Kasturirangan passes away

Curator Kasturirangan passes away

Former Mysore State cricketer and reputed pitch curator G. Kasturirangan handed away. He was 89.

A quick-bowler who bowled off the incorrect foot, Kasturirangan picked up 94 wickets in 36 First Class matches for the then Mysore State.

He was picked for the Indian crew to tour the West Indies in 1952, however declined as a consequence of private causes.

After his enjoying days, Kasturirangan — an avid horticulturist — earned plaudits as a pitch curator. He served because the chairman of the BCCI’s floor and wickets committee, and was recognised as among the finest in his craft. He additionally served because the Karnataka State Cricket Affiliation (KSCA) vice-president.

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