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Former Indian skipper Ajit Wadekar’s funeral procession (Photo by Bhushan Koyande)

Former Indian Test captain Ajit Wadekar’s funeral took place at Shivaji Park, in Mumbai today. Wadekar was 77 years old when he died on Monday and wishes have been pouring in since.  Wadekar had passed away at a South Mumbai hospital. Sachin Tendulkar today paid rich tributes to Ajit Wadekar and said the demise of the former India captain was an “irreparable and personal loss” for him.

“This is an irreparable loss. I will say it is a personal loss. People know Wadekar sir as a great cricketer, but I was fortunate enough to see him as a great cricketer as well as a wonderful person. For me he was very important. Over the years our relationship grew stronger,” Tendulkar said while paying his last respects to the departed soul. Inputs from PTI

Former Indian skipper Ajit Wadekar’s funeral procession (Photo by Bhushan Koyande)


Former Indian skipper Ajit Wadekar’s funeral procession (Photo by Bhushan Koyande)

Former Indian skipper Ajit Wadekar’s funeral procession (Photo by Bhushan Koyande)

Former Indian skipper Ajit Wadekar’s funeral procession (Photo by Bhushan Koyande)