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Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
Nawab of Pataudi
Nawab of Bhopal
Nawab of Pataudi
Titular 1952-1971
Predecessor Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi
Born Mohammad Mansoor Ali Khan Siddiqui Pataudi
5 January 1941
Bhopal, Bhopal State, British India (present-day Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India)
Died 22 September 2011(2011-09-22) (aged 70)
New Delhi, Delhi, India
Burial Pataudi, Haryana, India
spouse
Sharmila Tagore (m. 1969)
House Pataudi
Father Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi
Mother Sajida Sultan
Religion Islam
Occupation Cricketer

Nawab Mohammad Mansoor Ali Khan Siddiqui Pataudi (also known as Mansur Ali Khan, or M. A. K. Pataudi; 5 January 1941 – 22 September 2011; nicknamed Tiger Pataudi), was an Indian cricketer and former captain of the Indian cricket team.

He was the titular Nawab of Pataudi from 1952 until 1971.

He was made captain at the age of 21. He was known as one of "India's greatest cricket captains".

Pataudi died at a New Delhi hospital of respiratory failure and a respiratory tract infection caused by lung disease on 22 September 2011, aged 70.


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