India’s first lady cricket commentator, Chandra Nayudu
handed away in Indore on Sunday.
The daughter of India’s first Take a look at captain Col CK Nayudu, 88, lived at Manormaganj, near the Holkar Stadium, the place her father scored tons of runs.
In 1995, she wrote a guide entitled, CK Nayudu: A Daughter Remembers.
Chandra, a professor in English on the Authorities Ladies School in Indore, first commentated within the MCC v Bombay recreation within the 1976-77 season.
Famend cricket commentator Sushil Doshi stated from Indore: “The one remorse Col Nayudu had was that he had no cash to get Chandra married. Chandra was an excellent Hindi commentator. She was an English trainer however had equal command over our nationwide language.
“Like her father, she needed to be the primary to do one thing. She inherited a few of her father’s traits. Chandra was a really courageous and brave woman. She would by no means settle for defeat simply in her life,” stated Doshi who thought of Chandra as his elder sister.
“I used to be impressed by her in my commentary profession. After I was travelling to Australia (in 1977-78) for commentary, she dropped me off the airport. My dad and mom have been very anxious about my first abroad journey and Chandra used to maintain them firm.”
Chandra was bed-ridden in her previous few days. Her monetary situation was very poor. Sadly, the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Affiliation or the BCCI couldn’t assist her,” added Doshi.