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Darryn Randall, the South African cricketer died after being hit by ball

Oct 29, 2013 15:26 IST

Darryn Randall, the South African cricketer died on 27 October 2013 after being hit by the ball on the head while batting in the premier league match. He was of 32 years old. He was hit on the side of head, when he tried to attempt a pull on a short delivery. The incidence happened during a match between Old Selbornians and Fort Hare University, which was held under the support of the Border Cricket Board at Alice on 27 October 2013.

Randall collapsed after the injury and then was rushed to Alice Hospital, where the medical staffs failed to revive him. He is survived by his mother and his fiancée. Haroon Lorgat, the CSA chief executive expressed the federation's condolences and said it would be offering counseling to those involved in the match.

About Darryn Randall

• He was a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper, who played for Border. He represented four first class matches in the Border
• He ran various provincial youth teas and students at Stirling Primary and Selborne College in East London
• He established himself as a coach of note, at the place where he ran cricket academy at Stirling primary school

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