Indian domestic cricketer dies after collapsing on field

Indian domestic cricketer Rajesh Ghodge died after collapsing on the cricket ground while playing a local tournament. 

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The game between bat and ball has witnessed many incidents in the history. Many of them are cherishable for long times while some of them are very hard to digest.

There are a lot of concerns about the safety of players in the game. Somehow it is unable to avoid some undesired circumstances in cricket, many of them in the form of injuries while some of them lead to death too.

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A similar kind of incident happened in a local tournament in India and a domestic Indian first-class player Rajesh Ghodge died after collapsing on the cricket ground while playing a local tournament in Margao town in South Goa on Sunday.

Secretary of Margao Cricket Club, Poorv Bhembre opened up on the incident and said that Ghodge was on 30 runs and he was at the non-striker’s end when he collapsed on the field. The 46-year old man was immediately taken to the hospital without any delay. But unfortunately, the former Goa player left the world at the hospital.

Bhembre also confirmed that the former cricketer had no history of medical issues, saying: “He used to play cricket almost every day. We are completely shocked with what has happened today.”

Rajesh Ghodge was a former domestic player represented Goa in 8 List A games and two first-class games during the 1990s. He scored 76 runs in the red-ball cricket and 115 in white-ball cricket including a fifty.

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