cricketers who escaped death

Cricket is often associated with brutalities or injuries on the field. But the harsh nature of life has not kept itself away from the cricketers too. While some cricketers have lost their life on the field, there have been others who have been seriously injured on the ground. Some have fought hard with adversities while some like Raymond van Schoor and Phil Hughes have lost their battle with life recently.

The history of cricketers also has a lot of brave warriors who have escaped deaths and major life threats overcoming them by the power of their will. Here is a list of 10 such cricketers who escaped death.

Yuvraj Singh - Cancer


Andrew Flintoff – Drowning in the Caribbean

Dinesh Chandimal – Tsunami

Wasim Akram – Attacked by Gunman

Michael Clarke – Skin Cancer

Jesse Ryder – Coma

Matthew Wade – Testicular Cancer

Muttiah Muralitharan – Tsunami

Geoffrey Boycott – Throat Cancer

Sri Lankan Team – Terrorist attack

cricketers who escaped death

cricketers who escaped death



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