Ravichandran Ashwin's Grandfather Passes Away

Updated: 29 May 2017 11:46 IST

Narayanasamy is survived by Ravichandran and a daughter and three grandchildren.

Ravichandran Ashwin's Grandfather Passes Away
Ashwin is presently in England with the national team for the Champions Trophy. © AFP

India all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin's grandfather S Narayanasamy died due to age-related illness, family sources said on Sunday. The 92-year-old passed away on Saturday and his last rites were performed this evening. Narayanasamy, a former Southern Railway employee and a cricket lover, had a big role to play in Ashwin's early years as a player, Awshin's father Ravichandran told PTI.

Narayanasamy is survived Ravichandran and a daughter and three grandchildren.

Ashwin is presently in England with the national team for the Champions Trophy. He is expected to play a key role in India's campaign in the prestigious tournament.

Topics : Ravichandran Ashwin Cricket
Highlights
  • Ashwin's grandfather was 92 years old
  • Ashwin's grandfather passed away on Saturday
  • Ashwin is in England for Champions Trophy
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