Najeeb Tarakai performed 12 T20Is and one ODI for Afghanistan.© Twitter

Najeeb Tarakai, the Afghanistan right-handed batsman has died on the age of 29 after succumbing to accidents sustained in a highway accident. “ACB and Afghanistan Cricket Loving Nation mourns the heartbreaking & grievous lack of its aggressive opening batsman & a really advantageous human being Najeeb Tarakai (29) who misplaced his life to tragic site visitors accident leaving us all shocked,” the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) tweeted on Tuesday.

Tarakai was severely injured in a automotive accident on October 2 and he had subsequently undergone surgical procedure. He was being handled in Nangarhar, the Afghanistan Cricket Board had tweeted on Saturday.

Tarakai final performed aggressive cricket in September this yr as he featured within the Shpageeza Premier League.


He performed 12 Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) and one One-day Worldwide (ODI) for Afghanistan. He had made his worldwide debut on the 2014 T20 World Cup in Bangladesh.

Tarakai’s highest worldwide rating of 90 had come in the course of the T20I sequence in opposition to Eire in March 2017. He additionally performed 24 first-class video games, scoring 2030 runs at a mean of 47.20.

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