Former Australian cricketer Matthew Hayden suffered a severe head injury while surfing with his son in Queensland. He admitted that he ‘dodged a bullet’.
The 46-year-old posted a photo of him in a neck brace on Instagram.
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Ok. Last attention seeking post I promise. Just wanted to say a big thank you to all our mates on Straddie who have been so supportive.✅🏄🏽♂️🙏 Especially Ben & Sue Kelley for the fast diagnosis with MRI, CT scan. Fractured C6, torn C5,C4 ligaments safe to say I truly have dodged a bullet. Thank you everyone ❤️ On the road to recovery 🏄🏽♂️🎣
“Fractured C6, torn C5, C4 ligaments safe to say I truly have dodged a bullet,” Hayden wrote in an Instagram post. Hayden got inducted into Australian Cricket Hall Of Fame last year.