Delhi-based umpire Sumit Bansal dies at 46

  • Oct. 11, 2021, 2:29 p.m.

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) umpire Sumit Bansal died in the wake of experiencing a heart failure on Sunday. As per a report in ESPNcricinfo, Sumit Bansal who was a Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) subsidiary umpire kicked the bucket in a medical clinic in New Delhi at 46 years old. 

DDCA on Sunday grieved the downfall of Sumit Bansal. 

"We are profoundly disheartened by the death of Shri Sumit Bansal. Our considerations and petitions are with the family. May the spirit of Shri Sumit Bansal find happiness in the hereafter. Our most profound, most genuine sympathies are with the family," DDCA tweeted. 

Sumit was one of the on-field umpires in Tamil Nadu versus Himachal Pradesh Under-19 Vinoo Mankad Trophy match which occurred on October 2. 

The umpire was struck underneath the eye by a shot played by a Himachal Pradesh hitter. 

"After he left the field on October 2, Pranav Joshi , the other umpire, directed from the two closures, and the hold umpire remained at square leg," ESPNcricinfo cited One of the BCCI authorities as saying. 

"Sumit was set apart for a match on October 4, yet he was unable to participate in it, as he was being released from the emergency clinic that very day. In any case, I addressed him from that point onward, when he was at home, and he was feeling much improved," he added.

Author : Rajdhani Delhi Representative

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