Umpire dies in cricket accident
What a tragedy, an umpire got hit by the ball in the ground and dies.This incident took place when he was umpiring a league match and a fielders through hit him on head.
A cricket umpire has died after being hit on the head by the ball during a match.
Alcwyn Jenkins, 72, was umpiring a league match between Swansea and Llangennech at the St Helen's ground in Swansea on Saturday.
Mr Jenkins, a widower from Skewen near Neath, was taken to hospital by air ambulance but failed to recover.
Neil Hobbs, honorary chairman of the South Wales Cricket Association, said it was a tragic accident.
"I've umpired with Alcwyn - great guy. He was well respected throughout the league and everybody knew Alcwyn," said Mr Hobbs.
"He's umpired for the best part of 25 years. He also does junior league matches.
Everybody probably in south Wales knows Alcwyn through cricket. It's a very very sad day and I feel sorry for his children."