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Sydney Test: Team India Wear Black Armband to Pay Respect to Coach Ramakant Achrekar, Odisha CM Condoles

Sydney Test: Team India Wear Black Armband to Pay Respect to Coach Ramakant Achrekar, Odisha CM Condoles

New Delhi: A day after cricketing guru Ramakant Achrekar passed away, the Indian players on Thursday wore black armbands to pay respect to the Dranacharya award winning coach as the fourth and final Test against Australia began at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

In a tweet the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) wrote "As a mark of respect to the demise of Mr.Ramakant Achrekar, the team is wearing black arm bands today. #TeamIndia,".

Meanwhile Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik' has also expressed his deep condolences to the family of the coach. In Tweet he wrote “Sad hear the passing away of legendary cricket coach #RamakantAchrekar who mentored ace cricketers like @sachin_rt . My condolences to the bereaved family of Dronacharya and Padma Shri award winner. May his soul rest in peace”.