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posted on April 24, 2015 07:04
A six-year-old boy died in Hyderabad, India while playing cricket after he was hit on the chest. (Fatal On-Field Injuries Suffered by Cricketers)
T. Vamshi Krishna died while playing cricket when he was hit by a ball near his house in Sahara Estate, Hyderabad.
According to the police, the boy was playing with other children in the neighbourhood on Thursday evening when he was hit on the chest by a powerful shot played by another boy.
The child collapsed on the ground. He was shifted to a nearby hospital, where he died while undergoing treatment.
Vamshi's parents complained to the police that negligence by the 14-year-old boy, who was batting, led to their son's death.
It was the second incident this week that a player has been fatally injured while playing cricket.