Mid-day – Cricket umpire Sandeep Thakur, who suffered a serious forehead injury while doing duty in a ‘B’ division Dr HD Kanga Cricket League match at Cross Maidan on Sunday, has been put out of action for a month.

Summary

  • Cricket umpire Sandeep Thakur, who suffered a serious forehead injury while doing duty in a ‘B’ division Dr HD Kanga Cricket League match at Cross Maidan on Sunday, has been put out of action for a month.
  • I am confident of officiating my next match within a month,” Thakur told mid-day yesterday.
  • Dr Chagla was near the spot while playing at MB Union against New Amrit CC in a ‘D’ division game.
  • Thakur, 57, was hit on his forehead when a midwicket boundary fielder threw the ball at the end where he was standing during a match between Apollo CC and United Cricketers.
  • “It just did my duty; I didn’t do anything special,” said Dr Chagla.


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