Former cricket captain Ajit Wadekar, who gave India a different identity in the world of cricket, passed away on Wednesday night. He had been suffering from cancer for a long time. He breathed his last at Jaslok Hospital in Mumbai. He was 77 years old. In his family there are two sons and one daughter besides wife Rekha. In 1971, under the captainhip of Ajit Wadekar, India won the series for the first time in England.