Many prominent former cricketers such as Sunil Gavaskar, Dilip Vengsarkar, Vasudev Paranjpe and his son Jatin Paranjpe, Milind Rege, Journalist turned MP Kumar Ketkar, MCA secretary Navin Shetty, Ravi Sawant and commentator Harsha Bhogle attended the funeral
In picture: Sunil Gavaskar attends the funeral of former cricketer Madhav Apte
Former Mumbai cricket captain, Test batsman Madhav Apte passed in the morning on September 23, 2019, a few days away from his 87th birthday on October 5.
In the seven Test matches that Madhav Apte played for India in 1952-53, he averaged 49.27. The highlight of Madhav Apte's carreer would be the unbeaten 163 he scored against West Indies in Port of Spain which saved the match.
In picture: Sunil Gavaskar pays his last respects to Madhav Apte during the funeral
In picture: Former cricketer and captain Dilip Vengsarkar greets the 'Pandit' who performed the rituals at Madhav Apte's funeral
In picture: Sunil Gavaskar, Ravi Sawant and MCA secretary Navin Shetty pay their respects to Madhav Apte at the funeral
In picture: Dilip Vengsarkar and Harsha Bhogle indulge in a conversation during Madhav Apte's funeral
Apte played first class cricket for 17 years from 1951-52 to 1967-68. Apte played in in 67 matches in which he amassed a total of 3,336 runs with six centuries and 16 fifties.
Many cricketers such as Sachin Tendulkar, Vinod Kambli, Mohammad Kaif, Wasim Jaffer and others took to social media to pay tribute to the late Madhav Apte
Former Indian cricketer, Madhav Apte's funeral was held at Shivaji Park Electric Crematorium in Dadar. The funeral was attended by cricket veterans such as Sunil Gavaskar, Dilip Vengsarkar, Milind Rege, Jatin Paranjpe and others. We have pictures. (Pics/ Suresh K.K.)
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