Abu Dhabi Cricket, ICC send condolences to curator’s family

Abu Dhabi Cricket is mourning the death of Mohan Singh, the head curator of Zayed Cricket Stadium. A key part of the emirate’s sporting fraternity, Singh passed away on Sunday having served Abu Dhabi Cricket diligently for more than 15 years.

Today’s T20 World Cup match between New Zealand and Afghanistan went ahead at the ground “at the request of Abu Dhabi Cricket, the ground staff and Mohan’s family,” an ICC media released stated.

“It is with great sadness that Abu Dhabi Cricket announces that Head Curator, Mohan Singh, has passed away today,” a media release from Abu Dhabi Cricket read.

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“Mohan has been with Abu Dhabi Cricket for 15 years and has played a pivotal role in all of the venue’s success during that time. Sunday’s ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Super 12 game between New Zealand and Afghanistan goes ahead as scheduled, with the support of Mohan’s family and our groundstaff.

“Tributes to Mohan and his incredible achievements will be honoured in the coming days. We ask for media to respect the privacy of Mohan’s family at this tragic time.”

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The ICC has sent its condolences to the family.

“We are deeply saddened and our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends, Abu Dhabi Cricket and everyone connected with the event,” an ICC spokesperson said.

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