Lucknow: Former hockey international Abid Ali Rizvi died at the Lucknow Medical College Hospital here following renal failure, family sources said on Monday.
Rizvi was admitted to the hospital about a week ago and he breathed his last on Sunday, the sources said.
Rizvi, a contemporary of legendary hockey player K.D. Singh ‘Babu’, represented the country in several international tournaments. He played as right full back in the Balbir Singh Sr-led Indian team that toured the South Asian countries in the 1950s.