Pakistan blind cricket captain discharged from hospital after accidentally consuming diluted soap

Pakistan blind cricket team skipper Zeeshan Abbasi's bottle of water contained 'diluted soap', which Abbasi drank. He has now been discharged from a local hospital and says he feels fine.

updated: December 08, 2012 18:10 IST
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Bangalore: The captain of the Pakistan blind T20 team (the world cup is currently on in Bangalore) who is partially visually impaired, accidentally drank diluted soap, which was kept in a plastic bottle on a table where usually mineral water bottle is kept at his hotel here on Saturday, official sources said.

The player, Zeeshan Abbasi, who is here to play for the first World T20 Cricket Tournament for the visually impaired, was admitted to M S Ramaiah hospital where he was treated and discharged late Friday afternoon. He said he was feeling well and that he would play the next match. Pakistan's team manager too has said that the matter has been resolved and that the hotel authorities have apologised. He added that the matter will not be taken forward.

The apology, it is learnt, was issued immediately by the hotel and the Pakistan contingent accepted it. NDTV spoke to Sultan Shah, Chairman, Pakistan Blind Cricket Council who is currently with the team in Bangalore.

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