Mike Gatting

Mike gatting had his nose broken by a ball from Malcolm Marshall while batting v West Indies at Kingston in 1986. The ball unfortunately dropped from his nose on to the wicket.


Only four test series have ended 0-0 with all five matches being drawn. India was involved in three of them, including two in a row against Pakistan.

When and where do cricket injuries occur?

When and where do cricket injuries occur?
  • Almost half of all injuries to adult cricketers occur during formal play.
  • One third of cricket injuries to children occur during school hours reflecting the popularity of cricket as a school sport.
  • Almost 20 per cent of injuries occur during training or practice.

How many injuries?

The incidence of injury for first class cricketers in Victoria is approximately 333 injuries/10,000 hours played. In Australia, cricket represents 7.3 per cent of adult and 3.7 per cent of child sporting related injuries presenting to hospital emergency departments.