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Table 3 Distribution & Nature of Upper Limb Injuries in 95 players evaluated

From: Nature and incidence of upper limb injuries in professional cricket players a prospective observation

S.No. Age (yrs) Injury Player Activity during which injury sustained Nature Number of days practice missed
1. 19 Mallet finger All Rounder Fielding Acute 30
2. 22 Jersy finger All Rounder Fielding Acute 40
3. 20 Mallet finger (Fast bowler) Fielding Acute 32
4. 18 Gamekeeper thumb All Rounder Fielding Acute 30
5. 16 Middle phalanx fracture All Rounder Fielding Acute 50
6. 16 Gamekeeper thumb Batsman Batting Acute 34
7. 22 Mallet finger All Rounder Fielding Acute 29
8. 18 Metacarpophalangeal joint dislocation (Fast bowler) Fielding Acute 41
9. 15 Bennett’s fracture All Rounder Fielding Acute 40
10. 21 Scaphoid fracture All Rounder Fielding Acute 43
11. 19 DeQuervain’s tenosynovitis All Rounder Bowling Chronic RSI 21
12. 22 Lateral epicondylitis All Rounder Batting Chronic RSI 23
13. 20 Medial epicondylitis (Slow bowler) Bowling Chronic RSI 24
14. 19 Olecranon fracture All Rounder Fielding Acute 60
15. 21 Acute biceps muscle strain (Fast bowler) Bowling Acute 15
16. 26 Supraspinatus tendinitis (Fast bowler) Bowling Chronic RSI 21