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Umesh Kharvi’s motorcycle hit a tree and he died on the way to hospital © Getty Images

Bangalore: Oct 27, 2013

A young cricketer died in an accident in the wee hours on Sunday, police said. 26-year-old Umesh Kharvi‘s motorcycle hit a tree in the morning. He died on the way to hospital and Mithun Kumar, who was a pillion rider, suffered minor injuries, police said.

Kharvi was a right-hand batsman and a medium pacer. The all-rounder had represented Karnataka in the Under-17 in 2002 to 2004, South Zone Under-17 between 2002 and 2004, India Under-17 in 2003-04, Karnataka Under-22 in 2007-08.

He was also part of the Karnataka State Cricket Association-XI.