Sunday 12 July, 2020

Shivnarine Chanderpaul refutes claims that he's dead

Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Cricketer Shivnarine Chanderpaul is not dead. 

The cricketer is refuting claims from an online article that said he died in Toronto on Tuesday morning, May 28, 2019. 

“I’m alive and well,” Chanderpaul told Guyana's News Room on Tuesday afternoon. “I’m in Guyana; I’m not in Toronto.”

The article, entitled 'Man knocked down by a vehicle in Toronto identified as Guyanese cricketer Shivnarine Chanderpaul' was posted on www.cbtvn.com

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The article claimed that his identity had been confirmed by the Guyanese Embassy in Canada and that he succumbed to his injuries after a Honda Civic's knocked him down as a result of failed brakes.

The article has since been pulled from the website. 

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