Tennis ball cricket proves fatal for 6-year-old boy
In yet another cricket related mishap, a six year old boy died after a ball hit him hard on the chest during a cricket match in Munsurabad area here, police said on Friday. The incident occurred last evening when T Vamshi Krishna, a UKG student, was playing cricket with his friends in the neighbourhood and while fielding, a “powerful shot” played by a 12-year-old boy hit him straight on the chest, they said. “Vamshi was fielding in a close-in position. A hard tennis ball hit him on his chest and he suddenly collapsed on the field. Some onlookers immediately took him to a nearby hospital where doctors after examining declared him brought dead,” Vanasthalipuram police station Inspector P Gopala Krishna Murthy said.