Lucknow: Indian cricketer Suresh Raina had a lucky escape when one of the tyres of the Range Rover he was traveling in burst near Etawah early on Tuesday, police said.
One of the rear tyres of the Range Rover SUV burst near Friends Colony in Etawah. Police said if the car had been traveling at high speed, the consequences could have been disastrous.
Raina was traveling from Ghaziabad to Kanpur to play in a Duleep Trophy match as skipper of the India Blue team.
The police arranged for another vehicle to enable Raina to complete the journey.
The cricketer's vehicle did not have a spare tyre and he was stranded for some time until locals informed the police and he was sent in another vehicle to Kanpur. The incident happened at 2 am.
DSP Rajesh Kumar Singh said that Raina was at the wheel when the incident took place.
There was no injury to Raina, the police added.