A cricket umpire died in United Kingdom after he was injured a month ago. He was hit on the head  by a ball during an amateur match. On July 13th there was a Pembrokeshire County Division 2 match between Pembroke and Narbeth .He was placed in an induced Coma in a hospital in Cardiff. On August 1  he was shifted to another hospital in Haverfordwest where he passed away two weeks later. Information was shared on Thursday in their twiiter handle by Pembrokeshire Cricket. “John passed away this morning with his family at his bedside. Thoughts of all of Pembrokeshire Cricket are with Hilary and the boys at this difficult and sad time.”Robert Simons from Narberth Cricket Club, who was the other umpire officiating during the match, said: “I was officiating as the other umpire… It was traumatic.“He was a grand gentleman, truly a gent from a cricketing point of view, and he gave up a tremendous amount of his time for the sport.”

 

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