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Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Dead


New Delhi, 22 September 2011: Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, the Nawab of Indian cricket passed away today at 6:30 pm.

Pataudi was admitted in Ganga Ram Hospital due to lung ailments for the last month.

Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, one of the earliers cricketers for India is also the youngest player to captain Indian team. He led India in 40 test matches and achieved Indias first overseas win. He has scored 2793 runs in 46 test matches and 203 is his top score, with 6 centuries and 16 half centuries.


Actress Sharmila Tagore is the wife of Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and their children are actor Saif Ali Khan, Soha Ali Khan and Saba Ali Khan.


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