Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Live-TV(PK) Live-TV(UK) Newspaper اُردُو نیوز
اُردُو نیوز Newspaper
Live-TV(PK) Live-TV(UK)

Afghan cricketer Najeeb Tarakai passes away after road accident

Afghan cricketer Najeeb Tarakai passes away after road accident
October 7, 2020

KABUL (Web Desk) - Afghanistan cricketer Najeeb Tarakai passed away on Tuesday after being injured in a road accident.

According to Cricbuzz, the batsman was hit by a moving car while crossing a road in the eastern Nangarhar province on Friday.

The 29-year-old was taken to a hospital, where he underwent a surgery. He succumbed to his injuries earlier today.

The ACB has expressed its grief and extended their condolences.

He played 13 fixtures for Afghanistan and scored 263 runs with a half-century to his name.

The batsman was a consistent performer in first-class cricket as he scored 2030 runs in 24 matches at an average of 47.20 with six centuries and 10 half-centuries to his name.