On Sunday, the left-arm spinner suffered a laceration to the bridge of his nose during Western Australia’s Marsh One Day Cup game against South Australia.
According to a report, Ashton grassed a catch which was hit by his own brother Wes Agar at Karen Rolton Oval. Ashton slipped when he ran around to take a catch off his brother and copped the ball right between his eyes.
The video of the same has been going viral on social media leaving everyone stunned with the shocking incident. Even Ashton’s brother Wes revealed that the incident shook him but he was relieved after speaking to his brother. Talking about it, Wes said:
“He slipped over and the ball hit his glasses and the glasses split him over”
“The doctor wanted to stitch him up, but he just got engaged so he said he’ll leave it to a plastic surgeon.”
“I was pretty rattled … It looked really bad. I was just worrying about his health. I wasn’t thinking about anything else, I just ran out of my crease to go to see him. I didn’t feel great, but thankfully he’s okay.”
Have a look at the reaction of twitterati on this:
Western Australia all-rounder Ashton Agar suffered
a laceration to the bridge of his nose after dropping a catch hit by his own brother, South Australia's
Wes Agar in a Marsh One-Day Cup match. Ashton attempted a… https://t.co/7XhjJxwoJn
— Beamerzz_ (@Beamerzz1) November 18, 2019
— WaQar Azam 💥 (@iamwazam) November 17, 2019
Dramatic scenes at Karen Rolton Oval. Ashton Agar assisted off the ground after being struck in the head by a drive from brother Wes. Blood streaming from above his right eye. Lost his balance attempting to catch the ball. SA 8/183 in the 41st over, chasing 253 #MarshCup pic.twitter.com/MroJglHDuS
— Joel Peterson (@joelbpeterson) November 17, 2019
— Dylan (@d__mac77) November 17, 2019
— West End Redbacks (@WestEndRedbacks) November 17, 2019
Hope he's alright and gets back on to the field quickly. I remember his innings in Ashes 2013. He's got lots to offer to the Australian cricket. #AshtonAgar
— Anirudh Guru Dutt (@AnirudhDutt) November 17, 2019
Ashton Agar lived out my nightmare today.
Playing against his brother, he was clean bowled by him in the first innings.
Then in the field, he not only dropped his brother, but he got smashed square in the head, bleeding everywhere.
Lucky WA won the match, but #advantageWes
— Matt Nicholls (@mattnicholls29) November 17, 2019
Ashton Agar: Australia head coach Adam Voges on Ashton Agar, Who hit during Marsh Cup match | Australian Test cricketer Aston Agar hit the ball, the coach said – he will return soon https://t.co/vUZnIpoGAJ pic.twitter.com/HZEs8elX6D
— Online Betting Guides (@GuidesBetting) November 18, 2019
Here, watch the video: