Indian Cricketer Dies After Drowning In Swimming Pool In Sri Lanka


Colombo: A 12-year-old Indian cricketer, who played for the under-17 team, died in Sri Lanka after drowning in a swimming poolon Tuesday.

The Gujarat-based cricketer was participating in a tournamnet in the Island nation with the under-17 team along with 19 other memebers when the incident took place.

As per reports in Sri Lanka media, a total of four members of the squad were in the swimming pool of a hotel in Pamunugama on Tuesday evening. The boy was rushed to the Pamunugama hospital, but by the time doctors could help, he was found dead.

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Medi reports further suggest that the body of the cricketer to the Ragama Teaching Hospital for a post-mortem examination, while police investiation is also under process.