Praful Dhule who played from Shardashram School was once Sachin’s classmate in Ruparel College. He was not only a cricket lover but an active player in Mumbai Cricket.
Praful Dhule was an attacking opening batsman and he played Kanga League “A” Div for various teams like MB Union CC, Karnatak Sporting Association, Cricket Club of India as well as National Cricket Club. Praful Dhule has also opened with the likes of Wasim Jaffer representing Mumbai Team in the under 14, Under 16 and Under 19 categories.
Praful Dhule was also in the Mumbai Ranji Trophy Squad while he played Times Shield from Future group, Route amongst other teams.
In the last 2years Praful joined DTDC Company as a captain and coach of their team while this year he played his last matches in Kanga League leading the KRP XI team as a skipper while also scoring 48runs in his last 2games.
Praful Dhule who played for almost 15years in A Div was once the highest run getter lost his life at an early age due to heart attack a few weeks ago and is going to be missed by his team mates a lot. Prolific All-Rounder Rakesh Naik who played with him in KRP XI this year in Kanga spoke exclusively with Cricketgraph & said “I dedicate my last weekend’s ton to my Captain Praful Dhule, will miss him a lot”
R.I.P PRAFUL DHULE