Cricket Injuries

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A short history of helmets: For a game that can seriously maim, cricket introduced protection for the head at a belated stage
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A short history of helmets: For a game that can seriously maim, cricket introduced protection for the head at a belated stage

Helmets came into fashion in international cricket only in the 1980s. Before that, batting icons like Sir Donald Bradman, George Headley, Herbert Sutcliffe, Wally Hammod, Sir Garfield Sobers and hundreds of other batsmen never wore protective headgear, despite having to face fearsome bowlers

While Suresh Raina recovers from his surgery in Amsterdam, here's a primer on the most common knee surgeries
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While Suresh Raina recovers from his surgery in Amsterdam, here's a primer on the most common knee surgeries

Suresh Raina underwent knee surgery last week. While the exact nature of Raina’s surgery is still unclear, here's a list of the most common knee surgeries.

AB De Villiers' exit and Virat Kolhi's injury: How too much cricket is becoming a pain in the neck
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AB De Villiers' exit and Virat Kolhi's injury: How too much cricket is becoming a pain in the neck

An overloaded schedule, combined with the pressure to play all three formats of cricket, is causing players to get fatigued and driving talent out of the game

West Indies vs Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad suffers nasty injury after colliding with Chadwick Walton in 2nd T20I
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West Indies vs Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad suffers nasty injury after colliding with Chadwick Walton in 2nd T20I

Ahmed Shehzad and Chadwick Walton were involved in an ugly on-field collision that resulted in the former having to visit a hospital during the 2nd West Indies-Pakistan T20I.

India vs England: Anil Kumble says communication is key among teammates, including injured players
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India vs England: Anil Kumble says communication is key among teammates, including injured players

India head coach Anil Kumble has laid down a "protocol" that a player recuperating from injury needs to play "domestic cricket" in order to be considered for a comeback in the national team.

After sustaining severe head injury from a bouncer strike, Phillip Hughes dies
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After sustaining severe head injury from a bouncer strike, Phillip Hughes dies

Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes was struck by a bouncer on Tuesday afternoon which put him in coma. Hughes died on Thursday morning.