A young man was beaten to death over playing cricket at Pashora village in Faridpur Sadar upazila yesterday.
The deceased was identified as Jewel Sheikh, 25, son of late Alamuddin of Pashora village. He was a day labourer.
Jobeda Begum, aunt of Jewel, said Jewel locked in an altercation with one Abir Sheikh, 21, son of Sheikh Azad of the same village, over playing cricket in the area on Friday.
Later, Abir took Jewel to his house where Sheikh Azad beat him mercilessly. After returning home, Jewel became sick.
Jewel died on way to Faridpur Medical College Hospital yesterday morning, said Jobeda.
Despite repeated attempts, this correspondent could not reach Sheikh Azad for his comment on the issue as his cellphone was switched off.