Pak cricketer dies after suffering blow to head from a bouncer

Todd Singleton
August 18, 2017

Peshawar Zalmi's owner Javed Afridi announced that the Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise would bear all expense pertaining to Zubair's younger brother Uzair's cricket training and will help the young boy fulfill his elder brother's dreams of pursuing a career in cricket.

Peshawar Zalmi Chairman Javed Afridi called Zubair Ahmed's father and expressed deep sorrow on his sad demise.

Uzair will also move along with Peshawar Zalmi for PSL 3 to get a good experience. Young Cricketer Zubair died in Mardan after Cricket ball hit on head during Cricket match. The incident came as devastating news to the nation, which was celebrating its Independence Day.

Zubair was part of Fakhar Zaman's academy.

Zubair was playing a club match on August 14.

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A Pakistani journalist, wrote on twitter that Ahmed died after he was hit by a bouncer.

"Ahmed breathed his last on his way to Mardan", he had said.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) took to Twitter to convey their condolence and also urged every cricketer to wear the protective gear at all times while at the crease.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has introduced new regulations for helmet safety during international matches. "Our sympathies with Zubair's family", read their tweet.

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