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Shekhar Gawli, a former Ranji Cricket Player of India died in an unfortunate accident. Gawli went for trekking in the Western Ghat mountains of Igatpuri hill station near Nashik. Reports suggest that he lost his balance during trekking and fell into a 250-feet deep gorge. The Police has confirmed the accident.

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Shekhar Gawli was with his friends during the trip. They went for trekking to the Western Ghat mountains which is a very common spot for the trekkers. However, accidents are often reported. The adventure seekers tend to go for the treks and Gawli was one among them.

His unfortunate and untimely death has shocked many of his friends.

He has played two first-class matches for Maharashtra in Ranji Trophy, India’s premium domestic cricket tournament. The 45 years old was also an assistant coach of the Maharashtra Cricket team.

He was serving as the fitness trainer for the U23 team of Maharashtra.

He played as a right-hand batsman and a useful leg spinner.