A lightning strike. (File)
A cricketer was killed in lightning during a tournament at Sheikh Kamal Cricket Stadium in Gopalganj Wednesday noon.

The deceased is identified as Tamzid Ahmed, 19, son of Imam Ali. He was a player at Dhanmondi Friends Cricket Academy.

Rashedul Islam, coach of Dhanmondi Friends Cricket Academy, confirmed the incident.

Players of Gopalganj Abahani Cricket Academy and Dhanmondi Friends Cricket Academy were playing a cricket match this noon. Meanwhile, the cricketer was struck by lightning.

Tamzid Ahmed succumbed to injuries as he was taken to Gopalganj 250-bed hospital in a critical condition.