KABUL: Najeeb Tarakai, the Afghanistani opening batsman who was badly injured in a deadly car accident in Jalalabad on Friday, died on Tuesday. He was 29. He had sustained extreme accidents and was in a coma after the accident.
Confirming the surprising information, the Afghanistan Cricket Board took to Twitter to announce the demise of the cricketer.
“ACB and Afghanistan Cricket Loving Nation mourns the heartbreaking and grievous loss of its aggressive opening batsman & a very fine human being Najeeb Tarakai (29) who lost his life to a tragic traffic accident leaving us all shocked,” the ACB stated in a tweet.
ACB and Afghanistan Cricket Loving Nation mourns the center breaking & grievous lack of its aggressive opening batsman & a really nice human being Najeeb Tarakai (29) who misplaced his life to tragic site visitors accident leaving us all shocked!
May Allah Shower His Mercy on him pic.twitter.com/Ne1EWtymnO
— Afghanistan Cricket Board (@ACBofficials) October 6, 2020
Najeeb made his worldwide debut in 2014 towards Bangladesh in the Asia Cup. He additionally performed 12 T20Is for the nation, the place he additionally scored a 90 towards Ireland in Greater Noida. But after that he had didn’t function in any event for the workforce.
He has performed 24 first-class matches, scoring 2030 runs at 47.20 together with six centuries and 10 fifties. In 17 List A matches, he has made 553 runs at 32.52 that features a century and three half-centuries.
Meanwhile, in one other incident, Afghanistan umpire Bismillah Jan Shenwari survived a car bomb assault whereas seven members of his household have been killed in the assault. At least 15 folks have been killed and greater than 40 wounded in a suicide car bomb assault that focused a authorities constructing in the jap Afghan province of Nangarhar.