The Kiwi batsman Devon Conway is all set to miss the world cup final against Australia with self-hit injury. A  movement of Madness has caused the Kiwi star batsman Conway  with a broken bone from punching his bat ruling him out of the all important final against Australia in the ICC men’s T20 World Cup 2021.

Devon Conway punched his own bat in frustration after being stumped by Liam Livingstone. Devon Conway will also miss the New Zealand tour of India due self-hit injury.  An X-ray confirmed that he has broken his hand.

Injuries are part of a sport but the self-hit injury cannot be said about. Just recently we had about the the New Zealand batter Devon Conway being ruled out of the final match against Australia of the ICC men’s T20 World Cup 2021 due to  a fracture in his hand.

There have been many instances of self-hit injury in the game. We will look at some of the self-hit injury instances in this special Editorial

Jason Roy

Self-Hit Injury in International Cricket
When the Cricket Bat took his head as similar to Cricket Ball Roy needed few days treatment to get back on the field

The English explosive opening batter was forced to warm the bench  for a match during T20 Blast tournament in 2018 due to self-hit injury. He got out against Hampshire and threw his bat in anger but unfortunately the bat bounced back and stuck his face badly.

Quinton de Kock

Self-Hit Injury in International Cricket
Quinton de Kock Even his faithful pet dog didn’t helped him that time

Quinton de Kock ,the South African wicket keeper batsman was ruled out of the Squad for the Last Test against England in 2016. Just before the match, disclose it batsman in your his knee. He fell down on the street while walking his pet dog. Quinton de Kock was replaced by Dane Vilas. Dane Vilas arrived for the match after an hour after the game began.

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Jimmy Adams

Self-Hit Injury in International Cricket
ST JOHNS, ANTIGUA – MARCH 02: West Indies director of cricket Jimmy Adams during a nets session at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on March 2, 2017 in St Johns, Antigua (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

The great West Indian batsman, Jimmy Adams injury his left hand while cutting the bread roll.  He was injured just before the West Indies tour of South Africa in 1998. He was one of the major batsman in the team. The self-hit injury instance took place on the flight to South Africa.  The West Indies team lost series 5-0.

George Garton

Self-Hit Injury in International Cricket
George Garton was run-out on the Airport for the entire tour

George Garton, the English all rounder was selected for the tour of West Indies in 2018 in the England lions squad. In order to catch a flight from Los Angeles he suffered a major side strain which cost him the entire tour. He was forced to miss out on the majority of the English to mastic season in 2018.

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Ben Stokes

Self-Hit Injury in International Cricket
When Ben Stokes put his hand on the wrong thing in the anger

The English Premium all rounder, Ben Stokes broke his right hand by banging the dressing rooms lock in frustration of getting out. He was forced to miss out the entire ICC men’s T20 World Cup up in Bangladesh. England team lost their 3 games out of 4 in the super 10 stage

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Edited By : Devansh Awasthi


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