Cricket injuries can be different depending on the position played. Bowlers tend to suffer the most injuries due to both the repetitive motion and the high forces used. Fielders may also suffer shoulder or elbow overuse injuries. Batsmen tend to be well protected and so impact injuries from the ball are rare. The wicket keeper is more likely to suffer such an injury!
Here we cover the 6 most common injuries in detail, as well as information on injury prevention, including warming-up thoroughly and wearing suitable protective equipment.