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GUWAHATI: Former Assam first-class cricketer, Pankaj Tamuli passed away after a prolonged illness, on Sunday. He was 36.
The talented off-spinner, who belonged to Digboi in Upper Assam, made his Ranji Trophy debut against Punjab in the 2002-03 season at Nehru Stadium, in Assam.
Tamuli, who was employed with the postal department, leaves behind his mother, wife and a son.
Assam Cricket Association (ACA) president, Roman Dutta and ACA secretary, Devajit Saikia condoled the untimely demise of Tamuli.
“Assam Cricket Association stands in solidarity with the grief-stricken family in this hour of loss and sorrow. May his soul rest in eternal peace,” the association said in a statement issued here on Monday.
(Edited by Gabriel G Momin)