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Mar 05, 2012 at 02:31pm IST

Maharashtra's Bhikane dies in accident

Latur: Maharashtra Ranji cricketer Kishor Bhikane, 25, was Sunday killed in a road accident while another player, Abhilash Lokhande, sustained serious injuries, police said.

Bhikane was riding a two-wheeler while Lokhande was riding pillion.

The incident took place on the Latur-Barshi road in the afternoon, they said, adding the injured was admitted to a local hospital.

Maharashtra player Bhikane dies in accident

The unfortunate incident took place on the Latur-Barshi road on Wednesday afternoon.

Bhikane was returning after playing a match at Sakhra Pati village near here when a truck hit the bike. He died on the spot.

Incidentally, Kishor had won the bike as a prize for best bowling performance in one of the recently-concluded state level cricket tournament.

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