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BCCI mourns the death of Dr. CK Bhaskaran Nair

The BCCI mourns the death of Dr. CK Bhaskaran Nair. The 79-year-old passed away on 21st November 2020 at Houston in the United States of America (USA).

CK Bhaskaran Nair, a former Ranji Trophy cricketer, was born in 1941 in Thalassery and played 42 First Class matches in a 12-year career spanning from 1957 to 1969. He picked 106 wickets, which included 5 five-wicket hauls. He also scored 580 runs, with the highest score of 76*.

CK Bhaskaran Nair was one of the key members of the Kerala team which had the likes of George Abraham, Balan Pandit, Santi Aaron, Acharath Babu, Kelappan Thampuran, D Ram, RV Thampuran and H Devaraj.

He was a part of the Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi-led Indian squad which played against Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) in 1965. A right-arm medium-fast bowler, CK Bhaskaran Nair, bowled 18 overs in that match and got two wickets, conceding 51 runs.

After finishing his cricket career, he practised Medicine in USA.