WATCH – South Australian Bowler Escapes A Huge Injury By A Close Margin
By CricShots - Sep 25, 2019 7:42 pm
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South Australia fast bowler Wes Agar was bowling for his team against Queensland Bulls in Marsh Cup, fell awkwardly at the popping crease even before releasing the ball but luckily escaped what could have been a “nasty” injury.

Wes Agar

The Cricket Australia posted a video of the incident where Agar charged into his bowling stride but landed on the side of his foot. His hind leg them rammed into his front leg but didn’t cause him any harm. The umpire immediately signaled for a dead ball. Cricket Australia tweeted a video and with a caption which read: “Oh man this could have been nasty”.

After escaping a nasty injury in the first over of the innings, Agar went on to bowl six overs in the match and failed to take any wickets, conceding 39 runs. Queensland Bulls chased down the target of 227 runs set by South Australia like a walk in the park with more than 14 overs to go, winning the game with seven wickets in hand.

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For South Australia, no one apart from Tom Cooper could get past the 50-run mark, while Queensland Bulls’ three batsmen Sam Heazlett, Matthew Renshaw and Joe Burns scored half-centuries.

However, the standout performer of the match was Queensland fast bowler Billy Stanlake as he went on to scalp three wickets conceding runs at 3.80 runs per over in his 10 overs. Stanlake, who plays for SunRisers Hyderabad in Indian Premier League (IPL) won the man of the match award for his brilliant bowling.

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After this match, Queensland won both the matches and consolidated its second place in the points table, while South Australia is yet to open their account after losing their tournament opener. South Australia will play New South Wales on Thursday, while Queensland will next face Victoria on September 29.