Riaz Sheikh—a former Pakistani first-class cricketer has lost his life at the age of 51 due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
The former player of the national cricket team of Pakistan Rashid Latif announced the aforementioned news of the social media platform Twitter and asked everyone to pray for the departed soul.
It is pertinent to mention here that Riaz Sheikh played 43 first-class and 25 List-A matches over the course of his domestic career, between 1987 and 2005.
The Karachi-born leg-spinner, after his retirement from the professional cricket, was working as a head coach in the Moin Khan Cricket Academy in Karachi.
It is worth mentioning here that the earlier in April, another Pakistani first-class cricketer Zafar Sarfaraz has lost his life in KP’s capital Peshawar at the age of 50 due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) that took lives of the thousands of people around the world.
Last week, a former Pakistani opener Taufeeq Umar also revealed that he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) and was currently in self-isolation at his home.