An Indian schoolboy cricketer who was in Sri Lanka to take part in a cricket tournament with his team, drowned while swimming in a pool at a hotel in Pamunugama.
The 12 year old boy, a resident of Gujarat, had been swimming with three others in the pool at the Villa Palma hotel in Pamunugama.
According to the Police, the boy had drowned in the pool and had died on admission to hospital.
The young cricketer was in Sri Lanka with 19 others to take part in an under 17 cricket tournament. (Colombo Gazette)