'A father figure and a shrewd tactician'

Wadekar had great man-management skills - Shastri (0:28)

India head coach Ravi Shastri gives his condolences to Ajit Wadekar's family (0:28)

Ajit Wadekar donned many hats over the years in Indian cricket, having served as captain, coach, and chief selector. The cricketing fraternity tweeted their tributes following his death, aged 77, in Mumbai on Wednesday.

Prominent personalities outside of cricket also shared their memories of Wadekar.