- In a tragic incident, Pakistani batsman Zubair Ahmed has died after being hit by a bouncer during a domestic match at Mardan.
- Ahmed, who had played four List A matches and represented the T20 team Quetta Bears, was hit on the head on August 14.
- “Tragic death of Zubair Ahmed is another reminder that safety gear i.e
- Australian batsman Phillip Hughes had died after being hit on the neck by a cricket ball during a domestic match at the Sydney Cricket Ground in 2014.
- Australian opener David Warner was on Tuesday forced to retire hurt following a blow to the side of his neck by a bouncer from Josh Hazlewood during Australia’s intra-squad match at Darwin.