Australia's Adam Voges suffers head injury during county match, rushed to hospital

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New Delhi, May 2: Australian cricketer Adam Voges was taken to hospital after being struck in the head by a ball while fielding during a county game in England.

The incident took place during a domestic match between Middlesex and Hampshire at the Rose Bowl stadium in Southampton.

Australia's Adam Voges suffers head injury during county match, rushed to hospital.
Reportedly, the right-hander (Adam Voges) fell straight to the floor after which he was rushed to the hospital.

Also read: Adam Voges betters Don Bradman's famous average 99.94

There was no serious scare as he was released hours later, reportedly suffering headaches.

The 36-year-old will now take no further part in the ongoing match.

Sri Lankan cricket team's test opener Kaushal Silva was hospitalised after being hit on the head by a cricket ball while fielding in a domestic match.

As per Sri Lanka Cricket officials, Silva was struck during a match in Pallekele.

"Kaushal was fielding at short leg when he got hit,'' espncricinfo.com quoted national team manager Charith Senanayake as saying.

Adam Voges head injury incident brings back the memory of Australian batsman Phil Hughes who died two days after being struck on the head at Sydney Cricket Ground in November 2014.

Voges surpassed the great Sir Don Bradman's batting average record of 99.94. The 36-year-old Adam Voges scored 176 not out on the 2nd day of the 1st Test against New Zealand at Basin Reserve in Wellington to take his batting average to 100.33.

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