Former Rajasthan opener Rajesh Sanghi dies in Maldives

Former Rajasthan batsman Rajesh Sanghi died on Saturday after suffering a cardiac arrest in Maldives, where he was holidaying.

PTI| Updated: Oct 05, 2014, 12:39 PM IST
Former Rajasthan opener Rajesh Sanghi dies in Maldives

New Delhi: Former Rajasthan batsman Rajesh Sanghi died on Saturday after suffering a cardiac arrest in Maldives, where he was holidaying.

Sanghi, 42, had played alongside Sachin Tendulkar when he led a Mumbai's Under-15 team. He later went on to play for Rajasthan.

Sanghi played four first-class and as many List A matches as an opener between 1993 and 1994. He scored 218 runs in first-class, including a hundred, at an average of 27.25 and 72 runs in List A.

As a part-time leg-spinner, he picked up four wickets in the first class cricket.