Former Cricket Board chief Rungta passes away

Updated: 12 July 2012 11:22 IST

Former BCCI President P M Rungta died in Mumbai today after prolonged illness, the Cricket Board said.

Mumbai:

Former BCCI President P M Rungta died in Mumbai today after prolonged illness, the Cricket Board said.

Rungta passed away this morning at his residence, said BCCI CAO Prof Ratnakar Shetty.

He served as the BCCI President for a three-year term between 1972-73 to 1974-75.

Known as 'Bhaiji' to his friends and close acquaintances, Rungta continued to be involved with the BCCI affairs for several years.

Rungta's brother Kishan is a former cricketer and ex-chairman of the national selection panel while his son Kishore is a former treasurer of the Board.

Topics : Cricket
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