Former Odisha skipper Prasanta Mohapatra loses battle to COVID-19 on 19th May (today) morning in Odisha. He died aged 47. He was nicknamed Munna.
Prasanta Mohapatra made his Ranji Trophy debut for Orrisa against Bihar in 1990. The right-handed batsman played 45 first-class matches and scored 2196 runs at an average of 30.08. His highest score was 157*. He scored 5 centuries and 11-half-centuries during his first-class career.
In List A, Prasanta Mohapatra played 17 matches, having scored 261 runs with his best being 49*.
As per the reports by News 18, Prasanta Mohapatra was recovering from COVID-19 and was in stable condition but his condition worsened and was put on a ventilator.
Prasanta Mohapatra’s brother also tested positive for COVID-19
Prasanta Mohapatra’s brother, Jasobant also tested positive for COVID-19 and is admitted to the same hospital where his brother passes away. Their father also passed away on May 9 due to COVID-19. The family is dealing with several losses at this time.
India is currently facing the second wave of COVID-19 with several people testing positive and losing their lives daily.
For all the latest cricket news, updates, live scores, and cricket fixtures log on to https://cricangel.com. You can choose to like us on Facebook or Subscribe to our YouTube Channel otherwise You can also opt to follow us on Instagram or Twitter.