Tarak Sinha. (Source: Twitter)

Renowned coach from Delhi’s famous Sonnet Cricket Club Tarak Sinha passed away on Saturday morning at 71.

“It is with heavy heart we have to share this tragic news of Shri Tarak Sinha, the founder of Sonnet Club, has left us for heavenly abode at 3 am on Saturday after a brave battle with lung cancer for two months,” the Sonnet Cricket Club said in a statement.

“He has been the soul of Sonnet Cricket Club which has given India and Delhi cricket so many gems.”

“We want to thank each and everyone who has been by his side in these trying times and prayed for his recovery. We also want to appreciate the efforts put in by the doctors in Jaipur and Delhi who worked tirelessly to revive him.”

“Tarak sir’s pride was his students, and his support through this period kept him going. He was only thinking about grooming young talent during this battle. Even at the age of 70, he was enthusiastic about getting to the field and working on young cricketers.”

“He was in good spirits till his last breath, believing he could still get up on his feet!”

“It’s a heavy day for all of us at Sonnet Club, the cricket fraternity and most importantly the students who have always seen him as a guardian.”

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