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Former Team India player committed suicide by jumping from the fourth floor, wave of mourning in the cricket world

Ritul Pandey

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There are a few hours left for the match between Team India and Afghanistan in the T20 World Cup. While the eyes of the entire cricket world are on this match, a shocking news has come out from the cricket world. A former player of Team India has ended his life. He ended his journey by jumping from the balcony of his residence. After the death of this player, legendary player Anil Kumble and BCCI Secretary Jay Shah have expressed condolences.

Who is David Johnston?

The name of this former player is David Johnson and he committed suicide by jumping from the fourth floor. David Johnson was discharged from the hospital three days ago. Johnson is reportedly suffering from depression. Johnson was a fast bowler who has played domestic cricket for Team India and Karnataka.

David Johnson’s Career

David Johnson made his debut for Team India in 1996. He played two matches for Team India, in which he took a total of three wickets. He did not get many opportunities from Team India. But he has played Ranji cricket for a long time for the Karnataka team. Played 39 first class and 33 List A matches. He started playing domestic cricket in 1992. He played domestic cricket for ten years. He remained active in domestic cricket till 2002.

Tributes from legends

As soon as the news of David Johnson’s death came out, former players are paying tribute to him on social media. Former Team India legend Anil Kumble also paid tribute to Johnson. Sad to hear about the death of my cricket partner David Johnson. Anil Kumble posted, heartfelt condolences to his family.

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