Anantnag/July,11: An Under-17 cricketer died was on Thursday hit by a ball and died during a cricket match in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district .
An official said that Jahangeer Ahmad War, a resident of Goshbugh Pattan, was hit by the ball in his neck during a match at sports stadium in Nanil Village and was shifted to PHC Mattan where doctors declared him dead on arrival.
The official said that the cricketer was hit while trying to execute a pull shot.
The match organised by the youth services and sports department was being played between Budgam and Baramulla teams.
District sports officer, Noor Mohammad, confirmed the death of the cricketer