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Karnataka Captain Mayank Agarwal Rushed to Hospital After Falling Ill on Flight

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Karnataka Captain Mayank Agarwal Rushed To Hospital After Falling Ill On Flight

Karnataka captain Mayank Agarwal was admitted to a private hospital in Agartala after falling ill on a flight bound for New Delhi. Agarwal was travelling with the Karnataka squad for their Ranji Trophy match against Railways when he complained of stomach pain and a burning sensation in his throat and mouth after consuming liquid from a bottle believed to be drinking water.

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The incident occurred on Tuesday evening and Agarwal was rushed to the hospital after vomiting inside the aircraft. Although he is believed to be out of danger, the severity of his condition is yet to be determined as he undergoes observation for 24 hours.

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The Karnataka State Cricket Association is in contact with officials from the Tripura Cricket Association and the doctors attending to Agarwal. After a series of tests, a decision will be made on whether he can return home to Bengaluru for further examination.

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The flight, operated by IndiGo, had to return to Agartala due to the medical emergency. The rest of the Karnataka squad continued their travel as Agarwal received medical assistance. Nikin Jose, the vice-captain, is expected to take over the captaincy in Agarwal’s absence.

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Mayank Agarwal has been in good form this season, having scored two hundreds and a half-century. Karnataka currently holds the second position in Group C of the Ranji Trophy with two wins, a draw, and a defeat in four matches.

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