10 fatal and near-fatal injuries in cricket

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10 fatal and near-fatal injuries in cricket

The incident has raised questions over the protection gear, especially helmets, in cricket and whether there is a need for improvement. And as the world tries to come to terms with the tragedy, let’s recount 10 such fatal and near-fatal incidents on the cricket field.

1. Phillip Hughes, 25, Australia

Hit by a bouncer on the back of the head during a Sheffield Shield match. Never regained consciousness, failed to recover following surgery and was declared dead three days later at a Sydney Hospital.

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