Najeebullah Tarakai.

Afghanistan opener Najeebullah Tarakai has been critical after meeting a car accident on Friday. Afghanistan Cricket Board’s interim chief executive Nazim Zar Abdulrahimzai told Cricbuzz that the opener is in a critical condition.

“Najeeb met with a road accident yesterday and he is in the ICU at the moment,” said Ahmadzai. “His condition is not stable and doctor said he is critically injured and we are not sure what is in store for him,” he said.

In another unfortunate incident umpire, Bismillah Jan Shinwari’s family’s seven members succumbed in a car bomb blast. Fortunately, Shinwari survived the blast.