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18-Year-Old Odisha Cricketer Collapses During Match, Dies

The deceased has been identified as Satyajit Pradhan, a plus-two student of Derabish college.

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An 18-year-old cricketer collapsed and died of a possible cardiac arrest during a local cricket match at a college ground in Odisha.
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An 18-year-old cricketer collapsed and died of a possible cardiac arrest during a local cricket match at a college ground in Odisha's Kendrapara district on Monday, police said.

The deceased has been identified as Satyajit Pradhan, a plus-two student of Derabish college, they said.

Pradhan was at the non-striker end and was running for a single when he collapsed on the pitch during the match at Kendrapara Autonomous College ground.

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He was rushed to the district headquarters hospital where the hospital authorities declared him brought dead.

Pradhan might have died of heart attack, police said, quoting the hospital authorities.

A case of unnatural death has been registered in this connection. Post mortem of the body will be conducted on Tuesday to ascertain the exact cause of the death, police added.

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