Ranji Trophy: Himachal Pradesh’s star fast bowler tragically passes away at the age of 28 | Cricket News
Sidharth Sharma passed away on Thursday while being on tour with his state team in Gujarat for a Ranji Trophy game. The cause of his death is still unknown.
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In a tragic incident, 28-year-old pacer from Himachal Pradesh, Sidharth Sharma passed away on Thursday while being on tour with his state team in Gujarat for a Ranji Trophy game. The cause of his death is still unknown. It is being reported that Sidharth had taken sick during the tour to Gujarat and was taken to the hospital immediately. The news of his untimely death was confirmed by Himachal Pradesh’s newly-elected Chief Minister, Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu.
Ranji Trophy: Sidharth Sharma passes away
“Chief Minister Shri Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu has expressed deep condolences on the demise of Siddharth Sharma, the star fast bowler of the state who was a member of the Vijay Hazare Trophy-winning cricket team of Himachal. The Chief Minister has expressed his deep condolences to the bereaved family members”
मुख्यमंत्री श्री @SukhuSukhvinder ने हिमाचल की विजय हजारे ट्रॉफी विजेता क्रिकेट टीम के सदस्य रहे और प्रदेश के स्टार तेज गेंदबाज सिद्धार्थ शर्मा के निधन पर गहरा शोक व्यक्त किया है। मुख्यमंत्री ने शोक संतप्त परिजनों के साथ अपनी गहरी संवेदनाएं व्यक्त की हैं।
— CMO HIMACHAL (@CMOFFICEHP) January 13, 2023
Sidharth Sharma played a crucial role during Himachal Pradesh’s maiden triumph in the Vijay Hazare trophy in 2021 where he picked up five wickets for his side. Sidharth was a seasoned cricketer for Himachal Pradesh and regularly played for his state in domestic tournaments.
Sharma made his first-class debut for Himachal Pradesh during the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy season and went on to play 13 matches for his state. Sidharth Sharma has taken a total of 25 wickets during his Ranji Trophy career.
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