8th July 2022


Everyone at Saurashtra Cricket Association is deeply sadden on sad demise of Saurashtra Cricket Association’s former President Dr. Lal Rathod. He left for heavenly abode today. He was 87 years old. 


Rathod Saheb was Hon. President of Saurashtra Cricket Association from 2013 to 2017. He also was Hon. Treasurer of Saurashtra Cricket Association.


Rathod Saheb was notable Doctor and his valued contribution to the World of Medicine had been exceptional. He selflessly gave services for Polio eradication. He had extended noble services in African Countries as medical representative of United Nation.


Mr. Niranjan Shah, former Hon. Secretary of BCCI and SCA expressed, “Rathod Saheb’s sad demise is a great loss to Saurashtra Cricket Association. He was wonderful and noble human being, philanthropist and remarkable doctor. He had deep love and passion for sports, especially Cricket. His valued contribution to the Game shall be remembered forever. I have lost a great friend.”


Mr. Jaydev Shah, President of Saurashtra Cricket Association expressed, “Rathod Saheb has always been a great support to Saurashtra Cricket Association. He was fatherly figure and great being. We shall miss him forever.”


Everyone in Saurashtra Cricket Association conveys heartfelt condolences to  Rathod Saheb’s son Dr. Sunil Rathod and daughter Dr. Lisa & family on sad demise of Rathod Saheb and  pray Almighty to grant eternal peace to his noble soul.