oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Cricket injuries of the South African team at the World Cup and in the Caribbean: The physiotherapy perspective

Volume 7, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



This paper discusses the injuries which were encountered during the two tours by the South African Cricket Team to the World Cup and the Caribbean Islands. The anatomical site most at risk was the lower limb and the structures most commonly injured were the bones / joints and the muscles. Fielding, batting and bowling all contributed towards injury. The purpose of this paper is thus to report on the injuries which were encountered at the World Cup tournament and during the subsequent tour to the Caribbean.

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