scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Thursday, May 06, 2021

KKR batsman Sheldon Jackson bereaved

A few days back, Sheldon Jackson had sought help to arrange an ICU bed for his ailing aunt in Bhavnagar

By: PTI | Ahmedabad |
May 3, 2021 9:56:46 pm
sheldon jackson, sheldon jackson covid 19, sheldon jackson aunt death, sheldon jackson kkr, sheldon jackson ipl 2021Sheldon Jackson asked for help for an ICU bed last week (File Photo)

Domestic cricket veteran Sheldon Jackson, who is with Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL this season, on Monday lost his aunt due to COVID-19.

The 34-year-old wicketkeeper batsman had moved to Puducherry last season after playing a crucial role in Saurashtra’s maiden Ranji Trophy triumph.

“I have lost my aunt this evening. She was the happiest when I got picked by KKR this season, and so I will continue with the team. I thank everyone who offered us help in the darkest hour, in every possible way, to try and save her. May God be with everyone, may she rest in peace,” he tweeted.

A few days back, Jackson had sought help to arrange an ICU bed for his ailing aunt in Bhavnagar.

Jackson is yet to play a game this season. His team KKR was on Monday rocked by COVID-19 with Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier testing positive.

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest Sports News, download Indian Express App.

  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
x