New Delhi: Even as they saw Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi lose his battle for life, the family members of former India cricket captain remained calm and composed.
The 70-year-old former cricketer, known as 'Tiger' in the cricket fraternity, passed away on Thursday after battling a lung infection for the last few months. He was suffering from interstitial lung disease, a condition in which the passage of oxygen to the lungs is less than normal. (Also see: Pataudi remembered on Twitter)
"His family was very calm and composed during that period. His wife Sharmilaji, son Saif, and his two daughters Soha and Saba were very composed when he died," Dr Sumit Ray, with the Critical Care Medicine of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, told PTI. (Also see: The Tiger in pics)