Cricketer faces 15 facial bones, skull, nose fractures hit by a ball

A Yorkshire club cricketer Alex Tait has faced a life threatening horrible injury in the field during a training session fracturing all fifteen facial bones including the skull; he might lose one of his eye sight for the rest of his life. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ বলের আঘাতে দৃষ্টিশক্তি হুমকিতে টেইট]

The 30 year old cricketer is a member of Bradford Premier League outfitting Lightcliffe Cricket Club was bowling in the net by the time he was hit by a ball from batsman Matt Baxter that eventually fractured his skull, eye sockets, nose, cheekbones and forehead. He has had undergone a six and half hours of surgery after taking into emergency of Bradford Royale Infirmary.

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The long treatment and rehabilitation procedure costs a lot; a crowdfunding page has been set up on JustGiving.Com with an aim of raising 10,000 Euro to help Tait in the painful journey. England captain Joe Root and Sky Sports commentator David Lloyd were the first to donate as almost 4,500 Euro has been raised in twenty four hours of opening the site. Till Saturday the fund has stood at 12, 472 Euro.


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Tait told to one of the English broadcasters, “I saw the ball coming back very quickly and the next minute it just struck me in the head hard, very hard, it was an awful feeling and I knew straight away I was in trouble.”

The family man is the father of a three year old son and the second child of Alex Tait and his wife Ketty Miars is on the way in coming July.