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Himachal Pradesh quick bowler Sidharth Sharma dies aged 28

Sidharth Sharma, the Himachal Pradesh quick bowler, has died aged 28. He died on Thursday in Vadodara, the place he had been in hospital for shut to 2 weeks.

Sidharth’s final rites have been carried out in Nangal, Punjab, on Friday. Himachal Pradesh chief minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu shared his condolences through Twitter.

Sidharth, a resident of the Himachal city of Una, was a part of the squad that had travelled to Vadodara to play a Ranji Trophy match in opposition to Baroda from January 3 to six. He complained of respiratory hassle throughout a apply session on December 31, and was hospitalised later that day.

Talking to ESPNcricinfo, Himachal left-arm spinner Mayank Dagar mentioned Sidharth had been on ventilator assist.

“From January 3 to six, we performed in opposition to Baroda, however all of us targeted on Siddharth’s well being even throughout the match,” Dagar mentioned. “We visited him commonly in hospital, however we needed to depart him alone in Baroda and depart for the following match [against Odisha in Nadaun from January 10 to 13].

“His respiratory downside continued to worsen, after which he was placed on a ventilator.

“We’re all deeply saddened by his loss of life. Sidharth was an essential a part of our staff, and related effectively with everybody.”

Sidharth, who made his senior debut in a Ranji Trophy recreation in opposition to Bengal in November 2017, performed six first-class matches, six Checklist A video games, and one T20 recreation.

He was a part of the Himachal staff that gained the Vijay Hazare Trophy within the 2021-22 season, taking part in three of their matches together with the ultimate in opposition to Tamil Nadu, the place he returned figures of 1 for 34 in his 10 overs.

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