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Former Odisha Ranji Player Rajib Singh Passes Away At 56

By
OB Bureau

Bhubaneswar: Former Odisha cricketer Rajesh Singh passed away at the age of 56.

He is survived by one son.

A right-arm medium-pacer and useful batsman, Rajesh played 16 first-class matches for Odisha between 1988-89 and 1992-93.

The Cuttack-born captured 18 wickets at an average of 36.94, with his best effort being 4/40.

As a lower order batsman, Rajesh scored 398 runs (average 19.90) with a solitary half-century (59).

Sharing the sad news, Odisha Cricket Association officials expressed their condolences.

OB Bureau

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