New York: Sep 23, 2011
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has condoled the death of "legendary cricketer" Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, "dashing and daring captain, who brought a new confidence to the Indian cricket scene."
In a message Manmohan Singh, who is here to attend the UN session, said: "Even after his playing days were over, he remained an iconic figure, an embodiment of poise and polish and a great advocate of sportsmanship."
"I join thousands of Tiger Pataudi's admirers in conveying my heartfelt sympathies with Sharmila Tagore and other members of the family," the prime minister said. (IANS)