EYE INJURY

  • Boucher positive after second eye surgery July 19, 2012

    Cape Town: Former South Africa wicketkeeper Mark Boucher, who was forced to announce his international retirement after suffering an eye injury before the Test series with England, underwent further surgery on Thursday. Boucher suffered a lacerated eye after being struck in the left eye by a bail during South Africa's warmup...
  • Mickey Arthur salutes 'phenomenal' Boucher July 11, 2012

    Manchester: Former South Africa coach Mickey Arthur hailed the "phenomenal" Mark Boucher after the South African wicketkeeper was forced into premature international retirement following a freak eye injury. Boucher had to undergo three hours of surgery after being struck in the left eyeball by a bail on the first day...
  • Boucher should not rush his return: Saba Karim July 10, 2012

    Former India wicketkeeper said, an experienced player like Boucher could have avoided the incident by wearing a helmet. ...
  • Boucher should have wore a helmet: Saba Karim July 10, 2012

    New Delhi: If anyone in the Indian cricket fraternity can understand Mark Boucher's pain of calling it quits after serious eye injury, it is former India wicketkeeper Saba Karim. "It's really unfortunate but probably I can relate to his situation as I had gone through the same situation. The feeling gradually...
  • Baljit gets laser therapy in US; can identify colours September 1, 2009

    New Delhi: Injured Indian hockey goalkeeper Baljit Singh on Tuesday said he can now identify colours after undergoing laser treatment to his right eye, which was injured during a practice session in Pune. "I met him (Dr Morris) yesterday. He did laser on my operated eye. As for the progress, now...
  • Baljit undergoes successful eye surgery in US August 12, 2009

    Chennai: Indian hockey goalkeeper Baljit Singh's surgery to repair his damaged right eye has been successfully completed at a private hospital in Alabama, USA. Baljit has been kept in recovery room for two days after the twohour operation which took place between 0630 hrs IST to 0830 hrs IST. My...
  • Hockey star Baljit to be treated in US hospital July 31, 2009

    New Delhi: Nursing a careerthreatening eye injury, Indian hockey player Baljit Singh will fly to the United States soon to undergo treatment at the John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore to regain his full vision. With the Sports Ministry on Friday agreeing to foot the bill for the trip, decks were...
  • Injured Indian hockey goalie fears dim future July 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Indian hockey team goalkeeper Baljit Singh faces a long battle to recover from a careerthreatening eye injury he sustained from a golf ball while training in Pune. Baljit underwent eye surgery at New Delhi's AIIMS hospital on Saturday but doctors have not promised too much in terms of...
  • Docs try to save hockey goalie's eye July 20, 2009

    New Delhi: Ace hockey goalkeeper Baljit Singh could be left blinded in his right eye after getting hit by a golf ball during a practice session on Friday. The big Indian hope of indian hockey, Baljit underwent eye surgery at New Delhi's AIIMS hospital on Saturday but doctors have not promised...
  • Indian hockey goalie may lose eyesight July 19, 2009

    New Delhi: Indian hockey team's goalkeeper Baljit Singh underwent a critical operation on his right eye on Saturday after he suffered a serious injury during training at the Balewadi Sports Complex in Pune. On Friday Baljit was struck on his eye while practising with a golf ball during a session with...