25 Oct
2019

BBL 2019: Australia cricketer left with bloodied nose after bizarre incident

first_imgBBL 2019: Australia cricketer left with bloodied nose after bizarre incidentBig Bash League 2019: Ben Cutting, playing for Brisbane Heat, suffered a bloodied nose during his team’s 8-wicket defeat to Melbourne Renegades in Brisbane on Thursday.advertisement India Today Web Desk BrisbaneJanuary 10, 2019UPDATED: January 10, 2019 20:03 IST Big Bash League: Ben Cutting got hit on the nose by the ball he was attempting to catch. (Twitter Photo)HIGHLIGHTSBen Cutting was injured when the ball he was attempting to catch smashed into his noseCutting walked off the field but returned to join his team Brisbane Heat on the fieldCutting scored 20 runs and conceded 23 runs off his 2 overs vs Melbourne RenegadeAustralia cricketer Ben Cutting was left with a bloodied nose and it was feared he may have suffered a concussion during a Big Bash League match in Brisbane on Thursday. Cutting attempted to catch the ball at mid-wicket when Melbourne Renegades opener Marcus Harris hit it high up in the air during their chase of 145. But the ball slipped through Cutting’s fingers and hit his face.Now, a look at the footage will show Cutting had actually taken the catch cleanly. The ball just bounced off his nose and back into his hands. However, reeling from the shock of the blow, Ben Cutting threw the ball away. The umpire did not rule Marcus Harris out – he was eventually dismissed for 28 off 18 balls.Sam Harper top scored with an unbeaten 56 while skipper Tom Cooper scored 36 not out as Melbourne won by 8 wickets.Ouch! #BBL08 pic.twitter.com/YCy9ntnHYTKFC Big Bash League (@BBL) January 10, 2019Cutting walked off the field to receive treatment but he soon joined his Brisbane Heat teammates after he had been checked for concussions.UPDATE on @Cuttsy31: 5 stitches and ready to go! Passed concussion test.#BringTheHeat #BBL08Brisbane Heat (@HeatBBL) January 10, 2019Earlier, Cutting had scored 20 off 10 balls in Brisbane’s total of 144 for 8 off their 20 overs. He bowled his 2 overs for 23 runs without taking a wicket.Ben Cutting, a 31-year-old all-rounder has played 4 ODIs and 7 T20 Internationals for Australia. He had played his first ODI in 2013 and has not appeared in international cricket since playing against Pakistan for World-XI in 2017.advertisementLuckily, there was nothing more to the injury.The aftermath… @Cuttsy31 #BringTheHeat #BBL08 pic.twitter.com/p2fXp4KvpGBrisbane Heat (@HeatBBL) January 10, 2019Ben Cutting has so far played six matches in the current BBL season and has scored a half-century. Overall, he has four wickets from 6 matches in the 2019 BBL.Also Read | Cameron Bancroft hits first fifty after return from ball-tampering banAlso Read | Rashid Khan plays BBL match despite father’s demise, gets hero’s welcome in AdelaideFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Tags :Follow Ben CuttingFollow Brisbane HeatFollow Melbourne RenegadesFollow Big Bash Leaguelast_img

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