List of fatal accidents in cricket
The following is a list of notable cricket players who died while playing a game, died directly from injuries sustained while playing, or died after being taken ill on the ground.
|Armaan Daddar||Struck on the head by a bat||28 August 1624||Horsted Keynes|
|George Summers||Struck on the head by a ball||29 June 1870||Nottingham|
|Frederick Randon||Struck on the head by a ball at Lord's in 1881, from which he never fully recovered, dying in February 1883||17 February 1883||Hathern|
|Andy Ducat||Heart failure||23 July 1942||London|
|Abdul Aziz||Struck over the heart by a ball||17 January 1959||Karachi|
|Michael Ainsworth||"Suddenly"||28 August 1978||Hillingdon, London|
|Wilf Slack||Collapsed while batting||15 January 1989||Banjul|
|Ian Folley||Heart attack while being treated in hospital for eye injury sustained on the field||30 August 1993||Whitehaven|
|Raman Lamba||Struck on the head by a ball while fielding||20 February 1998||Dhaka|
|Wasim Raja||Suffered a heart attack on the pitch||23 August 2006||Marlow, Buckinghamshire|
|Darryn Randall||Struck on the head by a ball||27 October 2013||Alice, Eastern Cape|
|Phillip Hughes||Struck on the neck by a ball||27 November 2014||Sydney|
|Raymond van Schoor||Stroke||20 November 2015||Windhoek|
Frederick, Prince of Wales, heir to King George II of Great Britain, died on 20 March 1751. Keen on cricket, he either died of pneumonia, or from a burst abscess caused by being hit with a cricket ball.
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