5 cricketers whose career was ruined due to Injury

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5 cricketers whose career was ruined due to injury – Players getting hurt in the game of cricket is a very common thing. It is very difficult for any player to avoid injury in this game. While a lot of times, players are able to flight back to recovery but there are times when the injury results in some kind of permanent damage to the player. There are many players whose career got ruined due to their injury. So, let us find out about the 5 cricketers whose career was ruined due to injury.

cricketers whose career was ruined due to injury

5 cricketers whose career was ruined due to injury

Mark Boucher (South Africa)

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  • On 9 July 2012, South Africa’s Mark Boucher got injured in the eye during a local match against Imran Tahir.
  • He was not wearing a helmet nor any glasses which were considered the biggest reason for his injury.
  • Boucher was sent for an eye surgery soon after the injury and was out of the tour.
  • The injury was so deep that he could not play the game for a long time and on 10 July he retired from the international cricket.
  • In his international career, Mark Boucher scored 998 behind the wicket.

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Phillip Hughes (Australia)

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  • Sheffield Shield tournament match between South Australia and New South Wales was on 5 November 2014. The match was in Sydney ground.
  • Hughes was batting at the time and had scored 63 runs. Then suddenly Sean Abbott of South Wales threw a bouncer and the ball hit directly the neck of Hughes.
  • The injury was so deep that he was immediately rushed to the hospital for treatment, where he underwent surgery.
  • But the impact of the injury was such that he went into a coma and on 27 November 2014 the doctors declared him dead. Due to this injury, Hughes lost his life.

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5 cricketers whose career was ruined due to injury

Nathan Bracken (Australia)

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  • Nathan Bracken was a left-arm veteran bowler. Nathan had played 5 Tests, 116 ODIs and 19 t20 matches in his career. He collected 300 wickets in all three formats.
  • After playing so well, his career came to a sudden end.
  • Australian bowler Nathan Bracken suffered a knee injury during a match.
  • The injury was very deep but Nathan Bracken did not take the injury seriously and continued to play matches.
  • As a result, after some time, the problem increased multifold and he had to retire from all forms of cricket.

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Syed Saba Karim (India)

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  • Syed Saba Karim played 1 Test and 34 ODI matches for India as a wicketkeeper.
  • In the year 2000, while playing a match, Kumble’s ball went into Saba’s eye and resulted in a severe injury. He ended his career after this injury.

5 cricketers whose career was ruined due to injury

Craig Kieswetter (England)

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  • Craig Kieswetter has been a brilliant England player. Craig played many great matches for England.
  • During a match, David Willey threw a ball that hit directly on Craig Kieswetter’s eyes which damaged 70 to 80% light of his eyes.
  • Due to the nature of the injury, he was not able to play and hence retired.

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