Gone too soon: These cricketers died at a young age
Jan 02, 2018, 10:08 IST
Raman Lamba: The former India batsman was 38 when he died, three days after being hit on the head while fielding for Abahani against Mohammedan in a club match at Dhaka, Bangladesh in 1998. Raman was not wearing a helmet when Mohammedan's Mehrab Hossain's shot struck him on the temple and rebounded to wicketkeeper Khaled Mashud. Raman walked off the field never to return to play his much-loved sport. Pic/ MiD DAY archives

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Former Indian cricketer Raman Lamba who lost his life after being hit by a ball during a match was born on this day. We take a look at some cricketers who met with untimely deaths