An under-17 Indian cricketer from Gujarat drowned in a swimming pool and died in Sri Lanka. (Photo: Representational Image / PTI)
Colombo: In a tragic turn of events, an Indian cricketer drowned in a swimming pool and died on Tuesday. The Gujarat-based 12-year-old cricketer was in the Island nation with the under-17 team to participate in a tournament.
According to reports in Sri Lanka media, four members of the squad were in the swimming pool of a hotel in Pamunugama on Tuesday evening. The boy, who reportedly drowned, was rushed to the hospital but succumbed to death, reported the Sunday Times.
The report further added that the body of the cricketer to the Ragama Teaching Hospital for a post-mortem examination and the police is investigating the matter.