The 1983 India World Cup hero Yashpal Sharma died on Tuesday after suffering a heart attack here. He was 66 years old and survived by his wife, two daughters and a son.
In his international career, Yashpal played 37 Tests, scoring 1606 runs and 42 ODIs in which he scored 883.
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He was known for his strong stance and his full half-century stroke in the semi-final against England in the 1983 campaign at Old Trafford will forever be etched in public memory.