India vs England: Suresh Raina's six hits 6-year-old in crowd but no serious injury sustained

PTI, Feb, 02 2017

Bengaluru: A six-year-old boy, sitting in the stands of Chinnaswamy Stadium during the final of T20 series between India and England, was injured when a six off Raina's bat hit him, but returned to watch the remaining match after he was treated at a medical centre at the venue.

Suresh Raina scored 63 to help India put up 202. AP

Suresh Raina scored 63 to help India put up 202. AP

"Satish was injured after one of Raina's sixes landed on his left thigh. He was rushed to the Karnataka State Cricket Association's medical centre at the stadium for treatment," Dr Mathew Chandy told PTI.

"He complained of minor pain. We gave him the first aid and after 10 minutes, he requested to be relieved to watch the rest of the match. We had to give in his demand," the doctor said.

He said it could have been fatal had the ball hit him on the head or neck "because a six-year-old is not that strong to sustain such an injury".

In April 2012, a 10-year-old girl was hit in the face during an IPL match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Pune Warriors by Chris Gayle who smashed an incredible five sixes in a row off leg-spinner Rahul Sharma. Unfortunately, the fourth consecutive six hit the girl in the face and she was rushed to the nearest hospital. After the incident, Chris Gayle visited the hospital to check if the girl was fine.

Published Date: Feb 02, 2017 | Updated Date: Feb 02, 2017



Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4493 125
2 South Africa 3395 110
3 England 4097 105
4 Australia 3087 100
5 New Zealand 3114 97
Rank Team Points Rating
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2 Australia 5505 117
3 India 4579 114
4 England 5645 113
5 New Zealand 5123 111
Rank Team Points Rating
1 New Zealand 1625 125
2 England 1962 123
3 Pakistan 2417 121
4 West Indies 2222 117
5 India 2183 115