GUWAHATI, May 11 - Assam Cricket Association (ACA) president Romen Dutta and secretary Devajit Saikia, on behalf of the State cricket body condoled the demise of former cricketer Dr Ananda Chandra Sarma who left for his heavenly abode on May 9 at his Tezpur residence. He was 90.
Dr Sarma represented Assam in Ranji Trophy against Orissa in the 1955-56 season. He also had a good touch in the game of football and was a popular footballer of the State.
An well known eye specialist, Dr Sarma was also awarded the honorary membership of Red Cross Society and received special letter of appreciation from the President of India for his contribution during the 1962 Chinese aggression, stated an ACA release.