Former India all-rounder Durani handed away on the age of 88 and gamers from each Sunrisers and Royals camps noticed silence to pay tribute to the legend.
Earlier within the day, Durrani’s dying was confirmed by sources near the household.
In January this 12 months, Durani underwent surgical procedure for a proximal femoral nail after breaking his thigh bone in a fall.
An aggressive left-handed batsman and left-arm orthodox bowler, Durrani performed 29 Checks for India between 1960 and 1973, scoring his solely century in opposition to the West Indies. This legend performed a key function in defeating England within the Take a look at sequence in 1961-62.
Born in Kabul, Durani performed in first-class cricket for Gujarat, Rajasthan and previously Saurashtra and was cherished by followers for his six-hitting potential.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, “I’ve had the chance to work together with him and am deeply impressed by his multifaceted character. He will certainly be missed.”
BCCI Secretary Jay Shah wrote on Twitter, ‘Saddened to listen to concerning the demise of one of many stalwarts of Crew India, Salim Durani.’
(with inputs from businesses)