Man dies of cardiac arrest after a cricket match at Wilson Gymkhana
In a tragic incident, a 51-year-old man, who worked as an agent in the iron and steel market, died of cardiac arrest after a 10-over tennis-ball cricket match yesterday.
The incident occurred after the first match of the fourth edition of Iron & Steel Premier League (ISPL) which was being played at Wilson Gymkhana in Marine Lines.
The deceased, Kaustubh Dani, was a top bowler of Arya Lions. While fielding, Dani once fell down but he got up and continued playing.
Soon after the match, while drinking water in the locker room, he collapsed again was rushed to Bombay Hospital where he was declared dead. Surprisingly, Dani had no history of cardiac problems, hence his death came a shock to all the members of the ISPL.
The tournament, which is an annual event organized by the Bombay Iron & Steel Merchant Association, has been cancelled after Dani’s demise.
Additionally, the Bombay Iron & Steel Merchant Association, Darukhana Iron & Steel Merchant Association, Steel Chamber of India and Bombay Iron & Steel Brokers Association have announced that they will raise Rs10 Lakh for Dani’s family at the memorial which was held for him.