Najibullah, 29, was in the ICU. Najibullah was in a coma after the accident. His head was badly injured.
Nangarhar (Afghanistan), October 06: An incident has taken place that has shaken the cricket world. Afghanistan opener Najeebullah Tarakai passed away this morning. Najibullah was seriously injured in a road accident a few days ago. He was hit by a vehicle while crossing the road in East Nangarhar. He has been in critical condition for the past few days, but the Afghanistan Cricket Board tweeted the news of Najibullah’s death.
Najibullah, 29, was in the ICU. Najibullah was in a coma after the accident. He had a major head injury and was undergoing treatment, but died this morning during treatment.
ACB and Afghanistan Cricket Loving Nation mourns the heart breaking & grievous loss of its aggressive opening batsman & a very fine human being Najeeb Tarakai (29) who lost his life to tragic traffic accident leaving us all shocked!
May Allah Shower His Mercy on him pic.twitter.com/Ne1EWtymnO
– Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACBofficials) October 6, 2020
Tarakai made his international debut in March 2014. So far, he has played 12 T20s and one ODI for Afghanistan. In T20, he has scored 258 runs with 4 fifties. The star has also played 24 first-class matches. In this he has scored 2030 runs at an average of 47.20. It includes 6 centuries and 10 fifties.
In 17 List A matches, the star has scored 553 runs at an average of 32.52, including one century and three fifties. He has scored 700 runs in 33 T20 matches with a strike rate of 127.50. A few days ago, he represented the Miss Ionic Knights in the Shapagija Cricket League.