Ashwin Yadav took 34 wickets in 14 first class matches in his cricket career. (R Sridhar Twitter)
Former Hyderabad fast bowler Ashwin Yadav died of cardiac arrest on Saturday. He was 33 years old. He is survived by his wife and three children. Fielding coach R Sridhar of the Indian cricket team has expressed grief over his death.
Ashwin played his last Ranji Trophy match against Mumbai in 2009. However, he continued to play in the local cricket tournament for the State Bank of Hyderabad.
Fielding coach R Sridhar of the Indian cricket team has also expressed grief over his death. He wrote that after hearing the news of the death of Ashwin Yadav, I am completely broken. He was a happy and lively person and always play for the team. He was a great fast bowler. I pray to God to give his family the strength to bear this sorrow. You will always be missed
Devastated to hear the news of #Ashwinyadav passing away. A Very jovial and fun loving guy, team man to the core, punched way above his skills as a fast bowler. I pray to God for strength to his family. #gonetooearly #OmShantiYou will be missed. pic.twitter.com/0gIuOKZr6L
– R SRIDHAR (@coach_rsridhar) April 24, 2021
Off-spinner Vishal Sharma, who has played with Ashwin, said that his behavior was always friendly and there was always a smile on his face. He was a team man. I am still not able to believe that he is no more.