Azharuddin's son dies of injuries from accident

16/09/2011 16:22


Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin's son Ayazuddin has died in Hyderabad, succumbing to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on Sunday.

Ayazuddin, 19, suffered serious injuries to the head, chest and abdomen, and hadn't regained consciousness since the accident. A medical bulletin on Thursday said that tests indicated a brain dysfunction. Ayazuddin's 16-year-old cousin, Ajmal, who was riding pillion, had died on Sunday, hours after being taken to the hospital.

Ayazuddin, the younger of Azharuddin's two sons from his first wife Naureen, had been a promising cricketer on the Hyderabad school circuit, noted for his stylish batting similar to his father.