Former Indian cricketer Jacob Martin has met with an accident and is currently undergoing treatment in hospital, Yusuf Pathan revealed on micro-blogging website Twitter earlier today.
The former cricketer met with an accident while going on his two-wheeler 10 to 12 days ago. Martin is also the ex-coach of Baroda team and had led the team during his playing days. The player was the first captain for the Indian cricketers Yusuf Pathan and Irfan Pathan who later went on to play for the national side.
Former India cricketer and ex-Baroda coach Jacob Martin met with an accident and is in the hospital. Wish you a speedy recovery Jacob bhai and praying for your wellbeing. #getwellsoonpic.twitter.com/FDUNI74i3C
Yusuf Pathan, who is currently playing the ongoing Ranji Trophy season with Baroda, took to his Twitter handle and shared a picture of Martin getting treatment in the hospital.
Yusuf captioned the snap as, “Former India cricketer and ex-Baroda coach Jacob Martin met with an accident and is in the hospital. Wish you a speedy recovery Jacob Bhai and praying for your well-being. #getwellsoon.”
The nature of the accident and the severity of the injuries are not known yet.
Jacob Martin has been a part of 10 One-Day International games for India during his international career which spanned for almost 2 years. He amassed 158 runs in eight outings with the bat at an average of 22.57.
The batsman played 138 first-class matches, mainly for Baroda and partially for Railways, scoring 9192 runs at an average of 46.65. He retired from the game towards the end of 2009.
Martin also coached the Baroda side for the 2016-2017 season.
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