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Former Cricket Board chief Rungta passes away
Thursday 12 July 2012

 Former BCCI President P M Rungtadied here today after prolonged illness, the Cricket Board said.

He was 88. Rungta passed away on Thursday morning at his residence, said BCCI CAO Prof Ratnakar Shetty.

He served as the BCCI President for a three-year term between 1972-73 to 1974-75.

Known as 'Bhaiji' to his friends and close acquaintances, Rungta continued to be involved with the BCCI affairs for several years.

Rungta's brother Kishan is a former cricketer and ex-chairman of the national selection panel while his son Kishore is a former treasurer of the Board.

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