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  • The most common types of injuries suffered through cricket are strains, sprains, fractures, bruising and open wounds. Many of these injuries affect the upper body, particularly the hands and fingers.
  • Cricket is often played in hot conditions over many hours, so it is important to protect players and spectators from dehydration, heat stress and sun damage.
  • Using the right techniques and equipment for the sport can help prevent injury.

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Reviewed on: 28-02-2015