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Yashpal Sharma Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : July 13, 2021

Short Biography

Yashpal Sharma was born on 11-08-1954 in Ludhiana in the state of Punjab, India. He was a former Indian Cricket Player.

Other Name: Yashpal, Yash Pal

Yashpal Sharma Complete Bio & Career

Yashpal Sharma had specialized confinements yet that inadequacy was dominated by his strength, focus, assurance, and persistence, characteristics that made him add substance to the Indian center request from 1979 to 1983. A perfect man for an emergency, Yashpal could dull the edge of an assault with strong resistance, and however he probably won't have been an exceptionally alluring batsman to watch, none could contend against his incentive to the side. A score of 173 for North Zone against South Zone in the Duleep Trophy in 1977-78 conveyed him near national acknowledgment. He visited Pakistan the accompanying season, however, did not make the Test group. 
He did well on the England visit in 1979, scoring 884 runs (58.93), and played in three of the four Tests. He was a customary individual from the group amid the twin rubbers against Australia and Pakistan in 1979-80, making various important commitments including his lady Test hundred against Australia in New Delhi. Be that as it may, he lost his place after an uninterested appearance in Australia and New Zealand the accompanying season (however he got 201 not out against Victoria). He skipped back against England in 1981-82 and scored 140 in Madras, sharing a record 316-run remain with GR Viswanath. The two batted during the time of day's play. Yashpal remained a customary individual from the group on the voyages through England in 1982, and Pakistan and West Indies in 1982-83, continually being a troublesome batsman to oust. He was one of the legends of the 1983 World Cup-winning squad and his inventive batting and fantastic running the wickets saw him make the change easily in the one-day amusement. 
Anyway, an unexpected slip by in structure amid the 1983-84 season against Pakistan and West Indies saw him lose his place in the Test side and he never recovered it, however, he played in a couple of one-day amusements. Yashpal filled in as a national selector for a long time until December 2005 and was reappointed to the board in 2008.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

He died at the age of 66 on 13-07-2021 at his residence in New Delhi, India. On 13-07-2021, after returning from a morning walk, he suddenly fell on the floor due to a massive heart attack and died on the spot.

DEATHDAY 13 July,2021 (Thursday)

Yashpal Sharma Family, Relatives and Other Relations

His father's name is Prem Chand Sharma. He was married to Pratibha Sharma and the couple together was blessed with a daughter named Puja Sharma. He had an elder brother named Ghanshyam Sharma. Veteran Cricketer Chetan Sharma is his nephew.

Life's Important Dates Of Yashpal Sharma

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Ludhiana
Nationality Indian
Religion Hind
Address New Delhi, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Driving and Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut Test - vs England at Lord's, Aug 02, 1979
ODI - vs Pakistan at Jinnah Stadium, Oct 13, 1978
Best Friends Gundappa Viswanath and Sunil Gavaskar
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Sport Cricket

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Yashpal Sharma

  • Sunil Gavaskar, Yashpal Sharma’s teammate for many years, called him a ‘crisis man’.
  • Yashpal is the uncle of Indian cricketer Chetan Sharma. Yashpal is almost 12 years older to his nephew. The duo represented India together in two One-Day Internationals (ODIs).
  • Besides Batting and Bowling, he could also keep wickets.
  • He was nicknamed Badam shot by his team mates.

Yashpal Sharma Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Yashpal Sharma was 66 years 11 months & 2 days old age.