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Tragic End of a Beautiful Innings – Shah, Kumble, Gambhir Express Condolences as Ex India Star Passes Away

The cricket community is mourning the loss of former India and Karnataka Ranji Trophy cricketer David Johnson, who tragically passed away at the age of 52. Johnson reportedly took his own life by jumping from the 4th floor of a private apartment, with sources indicating that he was suffering from depression. Johnson’s death has prompted […]

Tragic End of a Beautiful Innings - Shah, Kumble, Gambhir Express Condolences as Ex India Star Passes Away
Tragic End of a Beautiful Innings - Shah, Kumble, Gambhir Express Condolences as Ex India Star Passes Away

The cricket community is mourning the loss of former India and Karnataka Ranji Trophy cricketer David Johnson, who tragically passed away at the age of 52. Johnson reportedly took his own life by jumping from the 4th floor of a private apartment, with sources indicating that he was suffering from depression.

Johnson’s death has prompted an outpouring of condolences and tributes from the cricket fraternity. Notable figures like former Indian cricketer and coach Anil Kumble, BCCI secretary Jay Shah, and former cricketer Gautam Gambhir have expressed their heartfelt sympathies to Johnson’s family.

David Johnson’s cricket career had notable highlights, particularly during his time with the Indian national team. He played in the historic 1996 Border-Gavaskar Test series against Australia, where he made an impact by clocking a bowling speed of 157 km/h against Michael Slater and claiming Slater’s wicket as his first in international cricket. His contributions to the game, especially in the domestic circuit, are fondly remembered by his peers and fans.

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