Former Mumbai cricketer Sachin Deshmukh has died from Coronavirus. He breathed his last on Tuesday at Vedanta Hospital in Thane. He was 52 years old. According to his friends, he refused to be admitted to the hospital, while he had a fever for several days. After 9 days, it was found out that he had a corona. Deshmukh was a brilliant cricketer. In his time, he won a place in the Ranji Trophy for both Mumbai and Maharashtra. But he did not get a chance to play XI.
Deshmukh was a Dashing Batsman
A newspaper wrote to his friend Abhijeet Deshpande that Sachin Deshmukh had made a run at the 1986 Cooch Behar Trophy under his captaincy. He scored 3 centuries in five innings, which included innings of 183, 130 and 110. Abhijeet played school cricket with him. Deshmukh used to work as a superintendent in the Excise and Customs department in Mumbai these days.
7 Consecutive Centuries in 7 Matches
Sachin Deshmukh made a splash at the Inter-University tournament in 1990s. He created a unique record for scoring 7 centuries in 7 matches at the time. He was a dashing batsman in the middle order. According to former India wicketkeeper Madhav Minister, Deshmukh was a very talented and gifted cricketer. A close friend of his, Ramesh Vajge, said his death is a message to everyone not to take Corona lightly. In fact, Deshmukh died due to late hospitalization.
Continuous Death from Corona
The total number of infected people increased to 11,21,221 on Wednesday, after 23,365 new cases of Covid-19 were reported in Maharashtra. The State Health Department said that 474 more people died due to this disease, after which the number of deaths has increased to 30,883. At the same time, on Wednesday, 17,559 people were discharged from the hospital after treatment, after which the number of healthy people increased to 7,92,832. At the same time, 2,97,125 people are now being treated in the state.