Hyderabad: PR Mohan, former chairman of erstwhile Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh, passed away due to cardiac arrest in Sri Kalahasthi of Chittoor district on Monday. He was 72.
A hard hitting batsman and an agile fielder, he was a member of the Andhra Ranji team. He was also a yoga expert and fitness fanatic. He served Andhra Cricket Association in different capacities as selector and coach of various teams during the 80s.
Mohan also served with distinction as the chairman of SAAP. He was instrumental in bringing about changes in the system that benefitted the sportspersons.
MSK Prasad, former chairman of National selection committee and Test wicketkeeper, mourned the death of Mohan. “He worked tirelessly for the development of sports and games as Chairman of SAAP,” he said.
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