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Former Rajasthan opener Rajesh Sanghi dies in Maldives

New Delhi: Former Rajasthan batsman Rajesh Sanghi died on Saturday after suffering a cardiac arrest in Maldives, where he was holidaying.Sanghi, 42, had played alongside Sachin Tendulkar when he led a Mumbai's Under-15 team. He
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PTI October 05, 2014 12:42 IST

New Delhi: Former Rajasthan batsman Rajesh Sanghi died on Saturday after suffering a cardiac arrest in Maldives, where he was holidaying.

Sanghi, 42, had played alongside Sachin Tendulkar when he led a Mumbai's Under-15 team. He later went on to play for Rajasthan.

He was Sachin Tendulkar's first captain in a BCCI-run tournament.

An opening batsman and a part-time legspinner, Sanghi played four first-class and as many List A matches between 1993 and 1994. He scored 218 runs in first-class, including a hundred, at an average of 27.25 and 72 runs in List A.

As a part-time leg-spinner, he picked up four wickets in the first class cricket.

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