As the world mourns the death of New Zealand cricketer Martin Crowe, who died on Thursday at the age of 53, after a long battle with cancer in Wellington, New Zealand, Bollywood too got on Twitter to pay their respects to the legendary batsman.
“What a great batsman. RIP. Martin Crowe dies aged 53,” filmmaker Hansal Mehta wrote on Twitter.
What a great batsman. RIP. Martin Crowe dies aged 53 https://t.co/n77ob6zu8b— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) March 3, 2016
“RIP Martin Crowe,” actor Ayushmann Khurrana paid his respects to the former Kiwi captain.
RIP Martin Crowe. https://t.co/utTSEelaoi— Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk) March 3, 2016
Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar, too took to twitter to remember the 1992 World Cup’s player of the series. “Sad to hear about the demise of a finest batsman, Martin Crowe. RIP,” he wrote on the microblogging platform.
Sad to hear about the demise of a finest batsman, Martin Crowe. RIP— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) March 3, 2016
Crowe was first diagnosed with cancer in 2012 . In a statement, his family said “it is with heavy hearts that the family of Martin Crowe advise his death. The family request privacy at this time.”