Not love, not exams, not stress but cricket

NADIA, West Bengal: A woman cricketer who had been a regular in the Bengal under-19 team killed herself yesterday after failing to make the State’s senior squad. Twenty-three-year-old Jhuma Sarkar—trained by the coach of Jhulan Goswami, a fellow Nadia fast bowler who has made it big on the world stage—had been depressed at peers pulling past her, the girl’s family said. The former Calcutta University player hanged herself with her dupatta from a ceiling fan at her home in Hanskhali, about 75 km from Calcutta.