Gujarat, Sept 7: In a mysterious incident, 12-year old Indian cricketer drowned in a swimming pool in Sri Lanka on Tuesday. The athlete was hailing from Gujarat and was playing in a U-17 tournament in the Island Nation.
According to the Lankan media, Narendra Soha was rushed to the hospital but succumbed to death. Four members of the squad were in the swimming pool of a hotel in Pamunugama.
A pall of gloom has been descended to the family of the deceased. His Father expressed that he was an all-rounder and his dream was to play for Team India.
Got call from his coach in SL on Sept 5 that he (son) went into swimming pool &couldn't get out-Father of 12-yr-old cricketer Narendra Sodha pic.twitter.com/DR6KQyqmBQ
— ANI (@ANI) September 7, 2017
The body of the cricketer was sent to the Ragama Teaching Hospital for the autopsy report.
Meanwhile, the police are investigating the matter.