Kishore Bhimani died in Kolkata on Thursday on the age of 81.© NDTV
Veteran sports activities journalist and commentator Kishore Bhimani died on Thursday in Kolkata. Kishore Bhimani was admitted to Woodlands Multispeciality Hospital on September 14 and was affected by quite a lot of well being problems. According to a media launch by the hospital, Bhimani died at 6.25 a.m. following sudden cardiac dying. Kishore Bhimani is famously remembered for being on air and calling the 1986 tied Test match between India and Australia in Chennai (then Madras).
Renowned cricket journalist Harsha Bhogle took to Twitter to pay tribute to Kishore Bhimani.
So many reminiscences of #KishoreBhimani however the frequent thread working by way of is of an ideal joie-de-vivre. Fine author with zest past his sport. One of the nice figures of Kolkata, not simply its sport. Been a privilege to know the household and be buddies with Rita and Gautam.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) October 15, 2020
“So many memories of #KishoreBhimani but the common thread running through is of a great joie-de-vivre. Fine writer with zest beyond his sport. One of the great figures of Kolkata, not just its sport. Been a privilege to know the family and be friends with Rita and Gautam,” Bhogle tweeted.
Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi additionally paid tribute to Kishore Bhimani on Twitter.
RIP Kishore Bhimani..he was one of many good Old Fashioned Crkt author who took Crkt writings like a participant who takes to taking part in…Condolences to his Spouse Rita & Son Gautam.. GodBless All (*81*).. Fondly.
— Bishan Bedi (@BishanBedi) October 15, 2020
“RIP Kishore Bhimani..he was one of the good Old Fashioned Crkt writer who took Crkt writings like a player who takes to playing…Condolences to his Spouse Rita & Son Gautam.. GodBless All Always.. Fondly,” Bishan Singh Bedi wrote on Twitter.
His son Gautam Bhimani, who can be a cricket commentator, is in Mumbai and is anticipated to succeed in Kolkata tomorrow for the final rites.
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