31st July 2020



Everyone at Saurashtra Cricket Association are saddened on sad demise of Shri Hasmukhbhai Joshi, popularly known as Bababhai Joshi. He left for heavenly abode yesterday. He was 85 years.


Shri Bababhai Joshi served Cricket of Saurashtra in many capacities; as player, selector of Under 16, Under 19, Under 22, Umpire, Coach & Manager. He has had remarkable knowledge of rules a regulations of the game. His capabilities earned him a good name in the world of Cricket. He also published a book “Old Ranji Trophy Players of the Period 1963 to 1969 – my teammates and intimates” which is well written and well compiled.


Niranjan Shah, former Hon. Secretary of BCCI & SCA conveyed heartfelt sympathies and expressed, “Bababhai was the man with quality, ethics and great cricketing capabilities.”


Everyone in Saurashtra Cricket Association conveys heartfelt condolences to  family members on sad demise of Shri Bababhai Joshi and  pray Almighty to grant eternal peace to his noble soul.