Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi

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Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
Nawab of Pataudi
Nawab of Bhopal
Nawab of Pataudi
Titular1952-1971
PredecessorIftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi
BornMohammad Mansoor Ali Khan Siddiqui Pataudi
5 January 1941
Bhopal, Bhopal State, British India (present-day Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India)
Died22 September 2011(2011-09-22) (aged 70)
New Delhi, Delhi, India
Burial
spouse
Sharmila Tagore (m. 1969)
HousePataudi
FatherIftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi
MotherSajida Sultan
ReligionIslam
OccupationCricketer

Nawab Mohammad Mansoor Ali Khan Siddiqui Pataudi (also known as Mansur Ali Khan, or M. A. K. Pataudi; 5 January 1941 – 22 September 2011; nicknamed Tiger Pataudi), was an Indian cricketer and former captain of the Indian cricket team.

He was the titular Nawab of Pataudi from 1952 until 1971.[1]

He was made captain at the age of 21. He was known as one of "India's greatest cricket captains".[2]

Pataudi died at a New Delhi hospital of respiratory failure and a respiratory tract infection caused by lung disease on 22 September 2011, aged 70.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. The 26th amendment of the Indian constitution
  2. "A passage to Mayfair". The Economist. 27 July 2013.
  3. "Legendary cricketer Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi passes away". The Times of India. 22 September 2011. Retrieved 22 September 2011.
  4. "Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi passes away". Cricket Country. 22 September 2011. Retrieved 22 September 2011.