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Who was Tarak Sinha?

Tarak Sinha (December 1950 – 6 November 2021) was an Indian cricket coach who ran the Sonnet Cricket Club in Delhi. He had coached 12 cricketers who had gone on to play international cricket for India and more than 100 first-class cricketers.

Legendary cricket coach Tarak Sinha passes away aged 71

Legendary cricket coach Tarak Sinha passes away aged 71
Legendary cricket coach Tarak Sinha passes away aged 71

Legendary coach Tarak Sinha passed away on Saturday aged 71 after a battle with cancer.

Team India’s wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant condoled the demise of legendary coach Tarak Sinha, taking to his official Twitter account to share a heartfelt tribute. The 71-year-old renowned former coach breathed his last on Saturday after a battle with cancer.

Pant wrote, “My mentor, coach, motivator, my biggest critic and my greatest fan. You took care of me like your son, I am devastated. You will always be with me whenever I walk out onto the field. My heartfelt condolences & prayers. May your soul rest in peace, Tarak sir.”

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) also paid its tribute to Sinha.

“A recipient of the Dronacharya Award, Sinha had been coaching and nurturing cricketers for over four decades. From Surinder Khanna to Rishabh Pant and Anjum Chopra to Rumeli Dhar, Sinha always insisted on setting higher benchmarks for his pupils. While he coached the wards, he was also credited for spotting talents at an early age and giving them the right kind of coaching required to shape their careers,” the BCCI wrote in its statement condoling the demise of the legendary coach.

“Mr Sinha also briefly coached the Indian Women’s Team and worked with the likes of India legends Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami. He also enjoyed a successful run as a Ranji Trophy coach.”

Tarak Sinha Cause of Death

“We are saddened to announce the death of coach Tarak Sinha. The Dronacharya award-winning coach founded the Sonnet Club in Delhi, which has long been home to India’s top cricketers. We extend our condolences to his family and friends,” the official Delhi Twitter handle said.

Cricketers like Manoj Prabhakar, Atun Wasan, Akash Chopra, Ashish Nehra, Shikhar Dhawan, and Rishabh Panth were formed one by one in his hands. That ‘Dronacharya’ coach Tarak Sinha passed away today at the age of 81. The legendary coach has been battling cancer for a long time.

Tarak Sinha Biography, Wiki

Tarak Sinha was an Indian cricket coach who trained for some well-known players like Ashish Nehra, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, and many others who played in International Cricket for India. Tarak Sinha was born on December 1950 and died on 6 November 2021.

Tarak Sinha ran the Sonnet Cricket Club in Delhi and he had coached 12 cricketers who had gone on to play international cricket for India and more than 100 first-class cricketers.

Sinha was a father figure in Delhi’s famous Sonnet Cricket Club, which has produced some of the country’s finest international and domestic cricketers.

Tarak Sinha Biography Wikipedia
Tarak Sinha
NameTarak Sinha
Calling NameUstaadji
Age71 years
Date of BirthDecember 1950
Birth PlaceNew Delhi, India
Date of Death6 November 2021
GenderMale
ProfessionCricket Coach
ReligionHinduism
Zodiac sign/Sun signN/A
NationalityIndian
Education QualificationSoon Update
ParentsSoon Update
Martial StatusMarried
WifeSoon Update
ChildrenSoon Update
HobbiesPlaying Cricket

Tarak Sinha Career

In 1969 Tarak Sinha has founded the Sonnet Cricket Club after he failed to get selected in Delhi’s junior team for the CK Nayudu Trophy. The club was started at the grounds of Birla School in Kamla Nagar, where he studied and played cricket as a wicket-keeper.

At PGDAV College he worked as a clerk. With an initial batch of 20-odd trainees and minimum facilities, the club did not get affiliation with the Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA).

The club was shifted to Ajmal Khan Park in Karol Bagh in order to allow cricketers from other parts of the city to be trained.

Followed by victories over more prominent clubs and participation in major tournaments, the club got DDCA affiliation in 1971 and was promoted from D division to A division. The club then shifted to Rajdhani College where it got better facilities.

Tarak Sinha Awards

  • Dronacharya Award, 2018
  • ESPNcricinfo’s Contribution to Cricket award, 2013

Students of Tarak Sinha

International cricketers who trained under Sinha at the club:

  • Surinder Khanna
  • Randhir Singh
  • Manoj Prabhakar
  • Raman Lamba
  • Ajay Sharma
  • Sanjeev Sharma
  • Atul Wassan
  • Anjum Chopra
  • Ashish Nehra
  • Aakash Chopra
  • Shikhar Dhawan
  • Rishabh Pant

Tarak Sinha FAQ’s

Who was Tarak Sinha?

Tarak Sinha (December 1950 – 6 November 2021) was an Indian cricket coach who ran the Sonnet Cricket Club in Delhi. He had coached 12 cricketers who had gone on to play international cricket for India and more than 100 first-class cricketers.

How did Tarak Sinha die?

Legendary coach Tarak Sinha passed away on Saturday aged 71 after a battle with cancer.

How old was Tarak Sinha?

Tarak Sinha was 71 years old.

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