A cricket player from Pakistan, who is partially visually impaired, accidentally drank diluted phenyl, which was kept in a plastic bottle on a table where usually mineral water bottle is kept at his hotel here today, official sources said.
The player, Zeeshan Abbasi, who is here to play for the first World T20 Cricket Tournament for the visually impaired, has been admitted to M S Ramaiah hospital where he has been treated and was alright now, Mahantesh, Organising Secretary of the Cricket Association for the Blind, Bangalore, told PTI here today.
According to Mahantesh, it was a mistake made by the house keeping staff of the hotel which has already apologised to the player and the team and deeply regretted the incident. Abbasi is likely to be discharged soon, Mahantesh said.
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Krrish Delhi Smashers icon player Jwala Gutta appeared visibly livid after she was peppered with some lewd comments from the fans during her tie against Banga Beats in the Indian Badminton league at the Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium here late Sunday night.
England had to settled for a 3-0 victory in the Ashes series against Australia after the fifth and final Test ended in a thrilling draw at The Oval here.
Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar was offered cash to lose the 2010 world championship final.
The Hyderabad Hotshots defeated the Mumbai Masters 3-2 in the Indian Badminton League (IBL) tie to top the points table at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex.
Manchester United have reportedly enquired about the availability of Chelsea's Juan Mata.
Awadhe Warriors won their first tie of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) in style by drubbing Krrish Delhi Smashers 4-1 at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex.
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Kevin Stadler teed off just after breakfast and finished right before dinner. It took him nearly 11 hours to complete a 7-under 64 at Liberty National, his lowest score on the PGA Tour since the first week of February.