Kishore Bhimani has passed away peacefully today, Thursday, October 15, 2020.
Kishore Bhimani, a veteran cricket journalist and commentator who was considered an encyclopaedia of the game.
Bhimani is best remembered for being on air during the tied Test of 1986 between India and Australia in Chepauk. In his over three decade long cricket commentary and journalism stint, Bhimani was conferred with many awards. In the 2012 H&G Clinic Journalism awards, Bhimani was conferred with the prestigious Lifetime achievement award for his contributions to journalism and cricket commentary.
He is survived by his wife and his kids.
Sad news to share.. one of the great characters of cricket commentary, an encyclopaedia on the sport, unafraid to voice a sharp opinion and a true cricket enthusiast and aficionado.. Kishore Bhimani has passed away.. Will be much missed RIP
— Rajdeep Sardesai (@sardesairajdeep) October 15, 2020
Om Shanti 🙏🙏
Kishore Bhimani, the legendary cricket commentator and sports journalist passed away today. pic.twitter.com/Sf7MW6C6EC
— UN (@UshaNirmala) October 15, 2020
Cause of Death
His cause of death is still unknown at the moment, we will update you as soon as we have the full details about his death.
Funeral Service & GoFundme
Funeral services will be made known as soon as it is being updated. Memorial donations may be made in Kishore Bhimani’s name through the GoFundme page.