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Prayagraj: Veteran Cricketer Haider Ali Dies Aged 79


Veteran Indian Cricketer Haider Ali has recently passed away. Syed Haider Ali popularly known as Haider Ali was 79 years old at the time he breathed his last. Reports have stated that Haider Ali breathed his last in Prayagraj U.P on Saturday 5 November.

Prayagraj Veteran Cricketer Haider Ali Dies Aged


Who Was Haider Ali?

He was a well-known player in railways back mid the 1960s and 1970s. He was often referred to as the godfather of Railway cricket. Haider never played for the national Indian team, but he gained a massive amount of name and fame all over the nation, back in the 20th century. He was a well-known personality all during the 1960s and 1970s.

He had a massive amount of fans and admirers during his career. He was one of the finest players back then. According to the reports, Haider is the most popular player in railway cricket even now. His unfortunate death has been quite painful for his family, friends, and admires.

Haider Ali Career

Haider debuted in railway cricket back in the year 1963. He had an extensive long career for more than 2 decades. Reports have claimed that he played for more than 25 years. He earned a massive amount of admiration for his game. Reports have stated that Haider Ali was battling with a prolonged illness. His prolonged illness is the cause behind his unfortunate demise. He bravely battled his illness for a very long time but, lately couldn’t fight more, and thus he passed away.

The news about his unfortunate passing away was announced by his family. His family announced this news about his passing away to the world, they even stated that Haider was suffering from chest congestion for a long time now and due to this they went for his routine checkup with his doctor.

How Did Haider Ali Die?

They further continued while returning home, Haider Collapsed and never regained consciousness. His family stated he passed away around 1:30 pm. His death has been very saddening for his family and friends. They all are mourning his loss. Haider Ali lived a very private life with very less media interactions, and thus there is not much information regarding his personal and family life at the moment.

He never gave many media interviews and never revealed about his family. According to the reports, Haider Ali is survived by his two sons and their family. We also pay our hearty tributes and condolences to the late Haider Ali. For all the latest national and international updates, news and information stay tuned with us.


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