Bangladeshi teen dies after being injured during cricket match

ANI | Updated: Oct 07, 2017 17:58 IST

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Oct 7 (ANI): A Bangladeshi teenager died after being hit by a ball during a cricket match at the Balur Math ground in Dhaka.

According to the police, 17-year-old Rafiqul Islam was umpiring in the match when he was hit by a ball on chest.

A senior police officer Enamul Haque said, "A group of youths were playing cricket in the field and the boy was the umpire. He collapsed on the field after a ball hit him in the chest."

"He was from a very poor family. His father is a rickshaw-puller and his mother works as a house maid. They buried him last night," Sport24 quoted Haque, as saying. (ANI)

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