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Afghan cricketer Najeeb Tarakai dies aged 29 after road accident

Tarakai made his international debut in the 2014 T20 World Cup and played his only one-day international against Ireland in 2017 [File: Altaf Qadri/AP]

Afghanistan’s top-order batsman Najeeb Tarakai has died from injuries sustained in a road accident last week, the country’s cricket board said. He was 29. “ACB … mourns the heartbreaking and grievous loss of its aggressive opening batsman and a very fine human being…” the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) tweeted on Tuesday. The cricket board had earlier said Tarakai had surgery ...

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Former Pakistan Cricketer Shahid Afridi Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Former Pakistan Cricketer Shahid Afridi Tests Positive for Coronavirus

June 13 (News18) Former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and announced this by taking to social media on Saturday afternoon. The swashbuckling all-rounder tweeted, "I’ve been feeling unwell since Thursday; my body had been aching badly. I’ve been tested and unfortunately I’m covid positive. Need prayers for a speedy recovery, InshaAllah" Earlier in May, ...

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