Coming as tragic news from the Pune district of Maharashtra, a cricketer died after suffering a heart attack while batting during a local cricket tournament in Junnar city.
Maharashtra Cricketer died while Batting
The incident happened while the cricket match was underway. The player standing on the non-striker end suffered a major heart attack, collapsed on the field and reportedly died on the spot.
The batsman was at the non-striker’s end when he suddenly collapsed after suffering a heart attack. According to the latest visuals of the tragic incident, the unidentified player was waiting for the bowler to bowl his next delivery while standing at the non-striker’s end.
After the end of the delivery, the batsman at the non-striker’s end enquired about the number of balls left in the over with the match umpire. In an unfortunate turn of events, the batsman then suffered a loss of consciousness and collapsed on the ground. The batsman reportedly died of a heart attack on the cricket field in Junnar.
पुणे : जाधववाडी (ता. जुन्नर) येथे स्थानिक क्रिकेट स्पर्धेत खेळताना महेश उर्फ बाबु विठ्ठल नलावडे (वय ४७,रा.धोलवड, ता. जुन्नर) या खेळाडूचा मृत्यू झाला. फलंदाजीसाठी मैदानात असतानाच हृदयविकाराच्या तीव्र झटका आल्याने महेश मृत्युमुखी पडला. #pune #Cricket #PuneNews pic.twitter.com/8pa4wfK5nJ
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Cricketer Died in the Same way Earlier
In another unfortunate incident on January 18, a 25-year-old man had lost his life while playing the gentlemen’s game. As per a report filed by news agency PTI, Raman Gaikwad suddenly collapsed on the ground in Maharashtra.
The local police had asserted that the deceased was declared dead at a hospital. Cardiac arrest was suspected to be the reason behind Gaikwad’s death at the time. The report added that a case of accidental death has been registered in aftermath of Gaikwad’s demise.