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Afghan batsman Najeeb Tarakai died

Afghan batsman Najeeb Tarakai died in a road accident.He was in critical condition for the last three days after a fatal road accident. But in the end, it was the Afghan top-order batsman Najeeb Tarakai who had to leave forever. An Afghan board official confirmed the news.

Najeeb Tarakai was on the verge of death after a serious road accident in Nangarhar on October 02. There were plans to take him to Kabul or abroad. He was undergoing treatment in Nangarhar. The 29-year-old batsman breathed his last from there.

Last month,Najeeb Tarakai played in the Afghanistan’s domestic Premier League, making 32 in his last match for the Mis Ainak Knights .He played 12 T20s and one ODI for the country. He made his debut in the T20 World Cup in Bangladesh in 2014. The last time he played for the country was on Bangladesh soil, during his tour of Afghanistan last year. He played only one ODI in 2017, his highest score in international cricket at that time.

Najeeb Tarakai also played 24 first-class matches, scoring 2030 runs at an average of 47.2 with six centuries and ten half-centuries.

News Room, October 06,2020