Hyderabad: Devakrupa, retired Physical Director of Kasturba Gandhi College for Women, Marredpally, Secunderabad and also Ex. Executive Committee member of Andhra Pradesh Baseball Association, passed away here on Tuesday. She was 65.
Devakrupa was a former state cricket, baseball and softball player. She even represented the country in baseball and softball.
Former Indian baseball captain L Rajendra said Devakrupa encouraged women sports, particularly cricket, softball and baseball, in a big way at Kasturba College. “She was a popular figure at the Marredpally grounds. She always addressed all her students as my “Ammulu.”.
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