Under-19 cricketer commits suicide in Karachi

20 Feb, 2018 4:52 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Muhammad Zaryab, an Under-19 cricketer and son of a former international cricketer, on Tuesday committed suicide at his residence in Karachi’s Model Colony.

Mohammad Zaryab, the Pakistani cricketer, has committed suicide after being dropped from Karachi U19 team.

Zaryab was a talented batsman and was expecting a call-up to the side for the upcoming tournament. However, he was dropped by the selectors citing that he was over-aged for the U19 cricket.

The youngster was left heartbroken over his expulsion from the team and hanged himself to death. Zaryab was the first year student at a college and the oldest son of Hanif.

He recently represented Karachi in a U19 cricket tournament in Lahore. Though he was sent back home due to an injury with an assurance from the coaches that he would be selected again.

The father of the cricketer and the former Pakistan cricketer Amir Hanif claimed that the coaches in the team had pressurized Zaryab a lot and this is what has forced to kill himself.



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