New Delhi: Dr. MV Sridhar, a well known figure in BCCI, has passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest. At the age of just 51, he was declared dead on arrival at the hospital. MV Sridhar led Hyderabad during 1989-1990 season and scored more than 6000 runs in his 97 first class matches. He scored 21 centuries and same number of fifties. Sridhar also scored first-class triple century. He joined the BCCI as General Manager in 2013 and has been pivotal in its operations. He also served as the Indian Cricket Team Manager.
Recently, Sridhar stepped down as the General Manager of BCCI after allegations of 'conflict of interest'. MV Sridhar tendered his resignation at Cricket Centre Headquarters in Mumbai, due to issues of propriety.
The cricketing fraternity expressed shock at the death of a hero. “Rest in peace Dr. Sridhar my friend. Gone too early. Tremendous service to cricket both as a player and an administrator” tweeted Anirudh Chaudhry. “I am deeply distressed to hear of the passing of Doc MV Sridhar. Bade bhai, life mein to abhi bhot runan banaana that aapku.” Harsha Bhogle tweeted and added “Doc Sridhar was someone you could call anytime. I did. Courteous & firm. And a fine batsman. “Let’s do it our Hyderabadi way” he would say”.