Veteran cricket journalist and commentator Kishore Bhimani passes away
Veteran cricket commentar Kishore Bhimani passes away at 80; tributes pour in
Veteran journalist and former cricket commentator Kishore Bhimani passed away on Thursday at the age of 80. As per Latestly report, the renowned journalist was hospitalized at the Woodland Hospital in Kolkata since last month after he contracted COVID-19. Rumours abound that the veteran journalist passed away due to complications arising out of the coronavirus.
Soon Tributes and condolence messages started pouring in from all quarters.
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
RIP Kishore Bhimani..he was one of the good Old Fashioned Crkt writer who took Crkt writings like a player who takes to playing…Condolences to his Spouse Rita & Son Gautam.. GodBless All Always.. Fondly.
— Bishan Bedi (@BishanBedi) October 15, 2020
Farewell Kishore Bhimani. Cricket journalist and a true lover of #Kolkata
— Derek O’Brien | ডেরেক ও’ব্রায়েন (@derekobrienmp) October 15, 2020
Veteran Sports Journalist, Sh. Kishore Bhimani has passed away. We are saddened by this loss and pray for his departed soul. Sad day for Kolkata Maidan ❤💛 pic.twitter.com/QH3i5LtLmN
— EAST BENGAL the REAL POWER (EBRP)❤💛 (@EBRPFC) October 15, 2020
In 2012 H&G Clinic Journalism awards, Bhimani was conferred with the prestigious Lifetime achievement award for his contributions to journalism and cricket commentary. Kishore Bhimani has also written a book called ‘The Accidental Goodman’.
The loss of Kishore Bhimani leaves a big void in the cricketing fraternity.
May His Soul Rest In Peace.