New Delhi | Jagran Sports Desk: Afghanistan batsman Najeeb Tarakai passed away on Tuesday after he met with an accident. Najeeb was hit by a car while he was crossing the road in Eastern Nangarhar. 

Najeeb was immediately taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition. He underwent a surgery, but later succumbed to his injuries. 

"ACB and Afghanistan Cricket Loving Nation mourns the heart breaking 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," Afghanistan Cricket Board tweeted.

Posted By: Abhinav Gupta