Simon Katich cleared of fracture

Updated: 07 February 2012 17:37 IST

Former Test opener Simon Katich was cleared of any fracture on Tuesday after suffering concussion when he top-edged a pull shot into his face during a Sheffield Shield match.

Sydney:

Former Test opener Simon Katich was cleared of any fracture on Tuesday after suffering concussion when he top-edged a pull shot into his face during a Sheffield Shield match.

The 36-year-old was treated at the ground on Monday by New South Wales medical staff during the game against Tasmania and was subsequently X-rayed.

"Simon has had provisional x-rays which have cleared him of any fracture to the area," said NSW physio Murray Ryan.

"He has soft tissue bruising above the left eye with a mild concussion."

Katich was controversially dropped from Cricket Australia's contract list last year and was disciplined in December after accusing Test captain Michael Clarke of playing a part in his axing from the Australian team.

Clarke has denied playing any part in Katich's axing.

Topics : Cricket Australia Simon Katich Ricky Ponting
Related Articles
Mithali Raj Revisits 2005 Women's World Cup Final, Says 2017 Summit Clash Will Be Special
Mithali Raj Revisits 2005 Women's World Cup Final, Says 2017 Summit Clash Will Be Special
ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Injury Worries For Harmanpreet Kaur Ahead Of Final Against England?
ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Injury Worries For Harmanpreet Kaur Ahead Of Final Against England?
Fears Grow For Ashes As Pay Row Drags On: Report
Fears Grow For Ashes As Pay Row Drags On: Report
Show Comments
Advertisement