JASMER SINGH GREWAL, 65
The former Kenyan Cricket boss and a long serving sports personality died at Agakhan Hospital on Wednesday night after a long illness. He was inducted into Kenya’s Hall of Fame at the Sportsman of the Year awards (SOYA) last year. Grewal established cricket, hockey and mixed hockey in Kenya in 1947, and following this, he was fondly referred to as ‘The Father of Cricket’. He dedicated his life to cricket and had an honoured club career spanning 28 years (19521980) when he featured for Sikh Union cricket outfit as an opening batsman.