McLaren: how cricketers get injured

Proteas all-rounder, Ryan McLaren, is unavailable for selection for the second Test against Australia starting at St George's in Port Elizabeth on Thursday.

McLaren has been diagnosed with mild concussion, following the nasty blow to the head from a Mitchell Johnson bouncer on Saturday.

Watch on Sport24 as Ryan McLaren falls victim to a deadly Mitchell Johnson bouncer

Cricketers are at high risk for a variety of injuries on the field. Also take a look at the main danger zones on the cricket field.

Read more about the symptoms, treatment and dangers of  concussion.

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Everything you need to know about sports injuries.
Even a mild blow to the head can have serious repercussions 
(Sources: Health24 and Sport24)

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