Player Dies During Cricket Match Following Heart Attack, Video Surfaces Online
A 47-year-old man died of heart attack while playing in a cricket match in Junnar tehsil of Pune district on Wednesday, police said. A video showing the player — identified as Babu Nalwade — collapsing on the ground while standing at the non-striker’s end has gone viral.
पुणे : जाधववाडी (ता. जुन्नर) येथे स्थानिक क्रिकेट स्पर्धेत खेळताना महेश उर्फ बाबु विठ्ठल नलावडे (वय ४७,रा.धोलवड, ता. जुन्नर) या खेळाडूचा मृत्यू झाला. फलंदाजीसाठी मैदानात असतानाच हृदयविकाराच्या तीव्र झटका आल्याने महेश मृत्युमुखी पडला. #pune #Cricket #PuneNews pic.twitter.com/8pa4wfK5nJ
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The incident took place during a local tournament organized near Jadhavwadi village. “He was rushed to a private hospital where he was declared brought dead,” said an official from Narayangaon police station. Autopsy confirmed that he had had a heart attack, the official said.