By Neel Anil Panicker
“He boarded the wrong train. A pity ‘coz God had laid out the perfect track for him,” lamented Edwin minutes after the casket containing his best friend David’s body was lowered onto the ground.
The mourners, over a hundred, who had braved the sudden gust of winds and near incessant rains for the past seven hours, would’ve certainly agreed with the young man’s observation about the deceased.
What else would one say of a talent who was hailed as the next big thing in international cricket!
The headline the next day screamed, “19 year old Star Dead; Heroin Overdose Suspected”.
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