The Cricket world is mourning the death of Afghanistan Batsman Najeeb Tarakai.
A 29-year-old right-handed batsman passed away on Tuesday after succumbing to injuries sustained in a road accident.
As being reported, Najeeb was severely injured in a car accident on October 2 and afterward undergone surgery. He was being treated in Nangarhar.
ACB and Afghanistan Cricket Loving Nation mourns the heart breaking & grievous loss of its aggressive opening batsman & a very fine human being Najeeb Tarakai (29) who lost his life to tragic traffic accident leaving us all shocked!— Afghanistan Cricket Board (@ACBofficials) October 6, 2020
May Allah Shower His Mercy on him pic.twitter.com/Ne1EWtymnO
Represnting Afghanistan, he played 12 Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) and one One-day International (ODI). He made his international debut in 2014 at the T20 World Cup in Bangladesh.
د ملي ستوري نجیب ترکي جنازه د علماو، کرکټ ملي لوبغاړو، د کرکټ بورډ مشرتابه او کارکوونکو او ځوانانو په موجودیت کې ادا او په پلرنۍ هدیره کې خارو ته وسپارل وشوه. pic.twitter.com/q7Hjiv3NGg— Mohammad Farid Hotak (@Faridhotak7) October 6, 2020
His untimely death has left the cricket world in shock.
Very sorry to hear about this loss! My heartfelt condolences— Asif Khan (@mak_asif) October 6, 2020
اناالله وانالیه راجعون najib jan 😭😭💔💔💔💔 pic.twitter.com/kZ8e8eDHxq— Najib Zadran (@iamnajibzadran) October 6, 2020