Yashpal Sharma dies of cardiac arrest
India's 1983 World Cup hero Yashpal Sharma died on Tuesday after suffering a massive cardiac arrest here. He was 66 and is survived by his wife, two daughters and a son.
In his international career, Yashpal played 37 Tests, scoring 1606 runs, and 42 ODIs in which he scored 883.
He was known for his gutsy attitude and his stroke-filled half century in the semifinal against England in the 1983 campaign at the Old Trafford will forever be etched in the public memory.