How dangerous is cricket?

How dangerous is cricket?

Actually, cricket has rather the reputation of being a tranquil sport. But now the sport has shown its deadly side, and experts are debating whether safety precautions are sufficient.

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Mike Gatting, the former captain of the England national team, said for https://cricket360.bet/:

"People are now considering what could have been done? And could anything have been done at all? I don't know. I'm sure some will look at it and say how this could have been prevented. But as the doctor said, it was a totally extraordinary thing that almost never happens. Many say we don't deal with the problem, that's wrong. Because when a ball is coming at you at a good 140 mph, you need the best equipment and you need to make sure the players are protected."

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A batter's protective gear includes gloves and a helmet, in addition to leg guards, reported https://cricket360.bet/cricket-betting-sites/. However, the latter does not cover the skull area behind the ear where Phillip Hughes has now been fatally hit.