Mathew Hayden
Mathew Hayden

Hayden 'dodged a bullet' post surfing accident

ANI | Updated: Oct 08, 2018 12:35 IST

Queensland [Australia], Oct 8 (ANI): Former Australian cricketer Matthew Hayden, who suffered a head injury while surfing with his son, has admitted that he "truly dodged a bullet".
Taking to his official Instagram account, the 46-year-old posted a picture of him on a hospital bed in a neck brace.
Through the post, he thanked all his friends for helping him out after the incident.
"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," he wrote.

Hayden has appeared in a total of 103 Tests scoring 8,625 runs with an average of 50.74 while in ODIs, he has made 6,133 runs with an average of 43.81 in 161 matches he played. (ANI)

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