September 16th, 2011
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Azhruddins son passes away

ayyazuddinHyderabad: Former cricketer Azhruddin’s son, Ayazuddin passed away today. He was 19. He succumbed to his injuries suffered in a road mishap on Friday. Ayazuddin was being treated at the Apollo Hospital in Hyderabad. Ayaz who met with a bike accident was on ventilator support for the past 5 days. Appolo Hospital Hyderabad confirmed the death. Azhars son’s heart is said to have not revived. His brain activity also deteriorated.

“Ayazuddin, son of former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin, dies five days after being critically injured in road accident,” doctor said. Ayazuddin sustained critical injuries after a sports bike, which he and his cousin Ajmal-ur-Rahman (16) were riding, skidded off the road at Puppalguda on the Outer Ring Road in Hyderabad on September 11 morning. Ajmal, who is Azharuddin died in the accident. He was 16.

Ayazuddin had played in the under-13, under-15 and under-19 side and was considered a promising talent. A look-alike of Azharuddin, the stylish way and Hyderabadi wrist technique and all, Ayaz was known to be a better cricketer than his elder brother Ashaduddin.




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