Jofra Archer cuts open the Aussies … very literally! Alex Carey is hit by a brutal bouncer that makes the blood flow from his face
- Jofra Archer delivered a brilliant but cheeky grounder to the Australian Alex Carey
- Paceman's ball took off Carey's helmet, but he managed to catch it
- Carey responded well and received treatment from medical staff before continuing
Jofra Archer took off Alex Carey's helmet and cut the Australian with a brutal bouncer on the chin.
The paceman from England delivered a perfect short ball and the batsman could not get rid of it in time.
It clattered in his jaw and turned off the helmet, but the No 5 had the presence of ghost to catch it before it hit the stumps.
Blood trickled from Alex Carey's chin after being hit by a short ball
Archer's bouncer clattered in the helmet and it came straight from Carey's head.
Carey was tied with a bandage that was placed over the cut and around his head
He was able to play while the Aussies made a stuttering start to the World Cup semi-final
The players from England expressed concern about their opponent and knew the kind of damage that the fast pace of Archer can cause.
Carey barely leaned back and turned back when he realized too late that he could not take evasive action.
Medical staff put a patch on Carey and he quickly returned to the fold, apparently unaffected.
Cricket Australia confirmed that Carey got stitches on the wound on his chin after returning to the dressing room and it would be no problem to keep wicket in England's reply.
You rarely see a player lose his helmet, but Archer's pace was too much for Carey
England had an excellent start against their old rivals in the semi-final of the World Cup, eliminating David Warner and Aaron Finch.
Archer fluttered with much hostility and kept the batsman on his toes with his mix of lengths.
The two sides compete for the right to play New Zealand in the final at Lord & # 39; s.
Eoin Morgan expressed concern about his opponent and offered the batsman a few words
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