Late Tiger Pataudi's funeral to be held today afternoon

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Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
New Delhi, Sept 23: The funeral of late Legendary cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi will be held at family's burial ground in Pataudi, Gurgaon district at 4 pm today, Sept 23.

Tiger Pataudi, who was suffering from lung infection, passed away at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on Thursday evening, Sept 22. Pataudi is survived by wife Sharmila Tagore and three children, Saif, Soha and Saba.

Pataudi, regarded as one of the finest Indian captains, played 46 Tests for the country, scoring 2,793 runs at an average of 34.91 with an unbeaten 203 being his highest score. He was the ninth and last Nawab of Pataudi until 1971, when India abolished royal titles through the 26th Amendment to the Constitution of India.

OneIndia News

Story first published: Friday, September 23, 2011, 13:22 [IST]
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