11th January 2019


Everyone at Saurashtra Cricket Association are deeply sadden on sad demise of Saurashtra Cricket Association’s former Vice President, Shri Balsinhbhai Sarvaiya, popularly known as Balsinh Bapu.

Shri Balsinhji had been Saurashtra Cricket Association’s Governing Body Member, Umpire, Selector, Manager, Tournament Committee Chairman during span of his involvement in Cricket. He had been with Saurashtra Cricket Association since 1971.

Shri Balsinh Bapu was exemplary Sports lover, motivator and Guide. His love, affection, dedication and devotion for sports in general and Cricket in particular was most remarkable.

Other than Cricket, his contribution in sports like Football, Badminton, Table Tennis etc was most exemplary.  His vast knowledge of Cricket, its rules and administration were unparallel.

Shri Niranjanbhai Shah, Former Hon. Secretary of BCCI and Saurashtra Cricket Association conveyed heartfelt sympathies. He stated, Balsinh Bapu will be remembered with the feelings of admiration for his significant and immeasurable contribution to the promotion, prestige, popularity and glory of Saurashtra  Cricket.

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