India news June 19, 2013

Former Vidarbha captain, coach Vijay Telang dies

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Former Vidarbha captain and coach Vijay Telang has died aged 61. Telang, who played first-class cricket between 1970-86, scored 2724 runs in 50 games and also took seven wickets.

In April 2012, Telang took over as coach of the Vidarbha Ranji side, after having coached the Under-16 and Under-19 teams for Vidarbha. He stepped down from the post in September 2012, before the 2012-2013 season began, citing health reasons. Telang also served as a selector within the Vidarbha Cricket Association.

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  • POSTED BY on | June 19, 2013, 11:08 GMT

    It is really shocking news for me.We have played number of matches together as well as against.he was really a very hard hitting batsman and would have been a number one batsman for one day and 20-20 matches in the present time.He used to hit so hard with Vijay Super bat that we needed to keep atleast 4 fielders on the boundry line.He smacked sixes in the cover region against Pakistan and aAustralia while playing for central zone.Once he hit Karsan ghaveri out of the Wankhade stadium in a deodhar trophy match.I rarely seen a batsmen like him who used to play with the brute power. May his soul rest in peace.

  • POSTED BY on | June 19, 2013, 7:06 GMT

    RIP Vijay Telang..your knowhow and Cricketing skills took Vidarbha to new heights in Indian domestic scene..May your soul rest in peace..Condolences to his family..

  • POSTED BY on | June 19, 2013, 11:08 GMT

    It is really shocking news for me.We have played number of matches together as well as against.he was really a very hard hitting batsman and would have been a number one batsman for one day and 20-20 matches in the present time.He used to hit so hard with Vijay Super bat that we needed to keep atleast 4 fielders on the boundry line.He smacked sixes in the cover region against Pakistan and aAustralia while playing for central zone.Once he hit Karsan ghaveri out of the Wankhade stadium in a deodhar trophy match.I rarely seen a batsmen like him who used to play with the brute power. May his soul rest in peace.

  • POSTED BY on | June 19, 2013, 7:06 GMT

    RIP Vijay Telang..your knowhow and Cricketing skills took Vidarbha to new heights in Indian domestic scene..May your soul rest in peace..Condolences to his family..

  • POSTED BY on | June 19, 2013, 7:06 GMT

    RIP Vijay Telang..your knowhow and Cricketing skills took Vidarbha to new heights in Indian domestic scene..May your soul rest in peace..Condolences to his family..

  • POSTED BY on | June 19, 2013, 11:08 GMT

    It is really shocking news for me.We have played number of matches together as well as against.he was really a very hard hitting batsman and would have been a number one batsman for one day and 20-20 matches in the present time.He used to hit so hard with Vijay Super bat that we needed to keep atleast 4 fielders on the boundry line.He smacked sixes in the cover region against Pakistan and aAustralia while playing for central zone.Once he hit Karsan ghaveri out of the Wankhade stadium in a deodhar trophy match.I rarely seen a batsmen like him who used to play with the brute power. May his soul rest in peace.