Member of 1983 World Cup Team Yashpal Sharma Passes Away

  • Cricketer Yashpal Sharma, who was a member of the India team that won the 1983 Cricket World Cup, passed away on 13 July 2021.
  • He served as India's national cricket selector from 2003 to 2006 and again became selector for the national team in 2008 and served until 2011. During his second tenure as selector, India won the 2011 Cricket World Cup.
  • He later served as the coach for Uttar Pradesh Ranji Team.
  • In 2014, he was appointed as the head of Delhi's cricket advisory committee.