Former Haslingden professional Surti dies, 76

First published in Cricket Lancashire Telegraph: Photograph of the Author by , Sports reporter

FORMER Haslingden professional and Indian Test star Rusi Surti has died.

Surti, who played Lancashire League cricket for the Bentgate club for three seasons between 1959 and 1961, suffered a stroke at his home in Queensland last week and died on Saturday. he was 76.

Surti represented India in 26 Test matches between 1960 and 1969 scoring 1,263 runs with a highest score of 99.

He was a brilliant all-rounder and claimed 42 wickets, with best bowling figures of 5-74.

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