Yahoo7 News Australia – Sri Lankan opener Dimuth Karunaratne was stretchered off after being struck by a bouncer in the second Test against Australia

Sri Lankan opener Dimuth Karunaratne was in “no danger” after being stretchered off in a neck brace following a nasty hit from a bouncer by Pat Cummins in the second cricket Test in Canberra on Saturday.

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  • Sri Lankan opener Dimuth Karunaratne was stretchered off after being struck by a bouncer in the second Test against AustraliaSri Lankan opener Dimuth Karunaratne was in “no danger” after being stretchered off in a neck brace following a nasty hit from a bouncer by Pat Cummins in the second cricket Test in Canberra on Saturday.
  • Playing in his 58th Test, Karunaratne was 46 not out when the rising ball glanced off his shoulder and onto his helmet, close to the neck area.
  • A doctor and physio sprinted onto the ground and called for more medics and after some 10 minutes he was put onto a stretcher and taken off the field on a golf buggy before being sent to hospital for checks.
  • Cricket Australia said he complained of pain in the neck and tingling to the hands.
  • Sri Lankan opener Dimuth Karunaratne was stretchered off after being struck by a bouncer in the second Test against Australia


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