Afghanistan opener Najeeb Tarakai passes away in road accident, country's cricket board mourns death
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.
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