India’s local player, Karan Tiwari has committed suicide after not seeing his name in the contracts for the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020).
The 27-year-old was found hanging with the fan on the ceiling on Monday night at about 10:30 pm.
As informed by his close friend, the player was disturbed and disappointed over his career concerns and took a horrible step.
The local club player used to live in Mumbai and as reported by Mumbai officials, he was also one of the best net bowlers of Mumbai Indians (MI).
Karan Tiwari committed suicide after being missed on IPL 2020 contracts
He was known as the junior Steyn as his bowling style resembled to South Africa’s paceman, Dale Steyn.
We have registered an ADR and investigations are on,” Babasaheb Salunkhe, senior Police Inspector at Kurar police station told Mid-day.
“Karan Tiwari called his best friend in Udaipur to inform him that he is going to commit suicide. He was depressed after not getting a chance to play in the IPL. His friend informed Karan’s sister who lives in the same city. His sister called his mother, but by then, it was too late. Karan was declared dead before reaching the hospital,” the police officer briefed further.
“He was hoping to get selected for a state team. He was in talks with a few of them. He was a very promising cricketer and had uploaded his bowling and batting videos on his last WhatsApp status. It is shocking that he chose to take such a drastic step,”
“A local-level cricket player who bowled in the Mumbai Ranji Trophy nets allegedly committed suicide here, an official of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) said on Tuesday as quoted by Hindustan Times.