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Pune: Former Maharashtra all-rounder and younger brother of Chandu Borde the former Indian cricketer, Ramesh Borde passed away on Thursday following a heart-attack. He was 69-years-old and is survived by his son and daughter.

Chandu Borde, who was also Chairman of the BCCI selection committee and the manager of the Indian team confirmed the news of demise of his brother and attributed it to a heart-attack.

Ramesh was a right-handed batsman and a leg-break bowler, who represented Maharashtra in 42 first-class matches from 72-73 to 84-85.

He scored 1,326 runs, including two centuries and seven fifties, with 124 being his highest score. He also took 42 wickets.

The all-rounder featured in two List A matches in the year 1982-83 against Indian Board President's XI and scored a total of 54 runs and took one wicket.

He later served as a ground curator for Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA).

He made three different outstanding wickets in the three ODI matches between India and England played at MCA's in March.

MCA secretary Riyaz Bagwan condoled his demise.

We pray to almighty to give peace to the departed soul,” said Bagwan.

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