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Bowler KILLED after being hit in the head by cricket ball in India during match

A cricket player has died on the spot after a batsman hit his head with a ball during a match in India.

Shocking footage filmed by a spectator shows the match being held at a field in the Raj Nagar Extension. 

The Raj Nagar Extension is located in Ghaziabad, India's Uttar Pradesh. 

A cricket player has died on the spot after a batsman hit his head with a ball during a match in India

The shocking incident took place on April 8. 

In the video, the bowler can be seen delivering a ball to a batsman.

The batsman swings his bat and strikes the ball which hits the bowler's head. 

The impact causes him to collapse straight to the ground.

An onlooker shrieks in horror as players rush to the man's aid.

The victim tragically died on the spot after he was hit by the speeding ball.

Cricket has a history of fatal incidents during professional matches. In November 2014, Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes was killed when he was struck on the neck by a ball. 

In October 2013, South African player Darryn Randall was fatally struck on the head by a ball.  

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