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Known as Kashmiri Tendulkar, cricketer loses life to heart attack on field

Aijaz Ahmed Mir

Srinagar: Locally known as Sachin Tendulkar – an Indian star cricketer, for his unique moves in cricket, a young talent from Kremshora village of Budgam, in Central Kashmir, died of a heart attack on Sunday.

Identified as Aijaz Ahmed Mir, a resident of Kremshora, while playing a cricket at a play ground in Aarigam Budgam, collapsed and died on spot after a speeding ball hit him on his leg guard, eyewitnesses said.

According to locals, Mir was a passionate cricketer and popularly known as Sachin Tendulkar for his batting style, scores and demeanour.

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