After his cricket profession, CK Bhaskaran Nair practised medication in USA© AFP
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday condoled the demise of former Kerala first-class cricketer CK Bhaskaran Nair. The 79-year-old handed away on November 21 at Houston within the United States of America (USA). CK Bhaskaran Nair, a former Ranji Trophy cricketer, was born in 1941 in Thalassery and performed 42 First-Class matches in a 12-year profession spanning from 1957 to 1969. He picked 106 wickets, which included 5 five-wicket hauls. He additionally scored 580 runs, with the best rating of 76*.
“The BCCI mourns the demise of Dr. CK Bhaskaran Nair. The 79-year-old handed away on 21st November 2020 at Houston within the United States of America (USA),” the Board stated in an official assertion.
CK Bhaskaran Nair was one of many key members of the Kerala workforce which had the likes of George Abraham, Balan Pandit, Santi Aaron, Acharath Babu, Kelappan Thampuran, D Ram, RV Thampuran, and H Devaraj.
He was part of the Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi-led Indian squad which performed in opposition to Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) in 1965. A right-arm medium-fast bowler, CK Bhaskaran Nair, bowled 18 overs in that match and acquired two wickets, conceding 51 runs.
After ending his cricket profession, he practised Medicine within the USA.
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