Medical doctors have been involved that Mitchell Marsh could had suffered a ruptured testicle when he was struck within the field whereas making ready for the return of the Sheffield Protect.
Marsh underwent surgical procedure, after the blow he took whereas getting throw downs within the nets, which revealed the damage wasn’t as severe as feared and he was affected by extreme bleeding. He was dominated out of the match in opposition to New South Wales, however is about to return to motion in opposition to South Australia on the WACA on Sunday.
“I principally received hit within the field by one in all our coaches on the sparkle [used for throw downs],” Marsh mentioned. “Often, whenever you get hit within the field, it lasts for a few minutes and goes away. However after half-an-hour, I used to be in the very same ache.
“I received taken to hospital to double test. I had a scan the place they thought I doubtlessly ruptured one in all my testicles. However as soon as they received in there, it was simply principally extreme bleeding. It was best-case state of affairs. It was fairly sore for a number of days. They’re nonetheless each working hopefully so it is good.”
Marsh continues to be experiencing some ache however mentioned he was assured heading into the subsequent Sheffield Protect spherical. “When you get out within the center and your aggressive juices are flowing, I will not be desirous about this in any respect.”
It has been a difficult season for Marsh who has misplaced his place in each the Take a look at workforce – for which he was vice-captain – and the ODI facet. He wants a really sturdy end to the Protect marketing campaign to maintain his title within the body for the World Cup and Ashes, however each now seem a protracted shot for him.