M. V. Sridhar

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Maturi Venkat Sridhar (2 August 1966 – 30 October 2017) was an Indian first-class cricketer.[1] He represented Hyderabad between 1988/89 and 1999/00, making 6701 runs at 48.91 with 21 hundreds. His highest score of 366 was the cornerstone for Hyderabad when they posted the record breaking total of 944/6 (declared) against Andhra in the 1993–94 Ranji Trophy.[2] While Sridhar was batting, 850 runs were scored - the most runs added during a batsman's innings in first-class history.[3] He was the secretary of MVSR Engineering College in Hyderabad.[4]

Death[edit]

On 30 October 2017, Sridhar suffered a heart attack at his home. He was declared dead upon arrival at the hospital. He is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "In Memoriam 2017". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  2. ^ Acharya, Shayan. "Sridhar and the memories of 944". sportstarlive.com. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  3. ^ Frindall, Bill (1998). The Wisden Book of Cricket Records (Fourth ed.). London: Headline Book Publishing. p. 91. ISBN 0747222037.
  4. ^ "MV Sridhar passes away aged 51". Wisden India. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Former Hyderabad cricketer MV Sridhar passes away". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 30 October 2017.

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