Pakistan cricket manager unhurt in accident

July 30th, 2008 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS  

Karachi, July 30 (IANS) Pakistan cricket team manager Talat Ali escaped with bruises in a car accident in Lahore Wednesday. A Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) spokesman said Talat’s car was hit by a speeding vehicle in Lahore’s posh Defence locality.

“He (Talat) suffered from minor bruises in the accident,” the spokesman told IANS. “He was taken to a hospital for check-up and doctors confirmed that his injuries were not serious.”

Talat, a former Pakistan Test wicket-keeper, has been Pakistan’s manager since the 2006 ICC Champions Trophy in India. He recently supervised a conditioning camp for the Pakistani cricketers held at a military training base at the Abbottabad hill station.

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