PETER BRUKNER

  • Michael Clarke to undergo surgery on injured hamstring December 15, 2014

    Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke will undergo surgery on his injured hamstring on Tuesday, leaving him in a race against time to be ready for next year's World Cup. Clarke's decision to go under the knife has ensured he will definitely miss the three remaining Test matches against India and possibly...
  • Hughes condition was 'incredibly rare', says Aus Team doctor November 27, 2014

    Sydney: The "incredibly rare" condition that took Phillip Hughes' life has only been reported 100 times in medical history and only the second time caused by a cricket ball, according to Australian team doctor Peter Brukner. An emotional Brukner said the 25-year-old Hughes suffered an vertebral artery dissection after a cricket...
  • Watson confident of playing but not bowling in Test November 16, 2013

    Brisbane: Australia's Shane Watson said on Saturday he was confident of playing in next week's Ashes series opener against England but was unsure whether he would be able to bowl. Watson completed light running drills before another lengthy batting nets session on Saturday as he recovers from a hamstring injury ahead...
  • Australian cricketers under supervision regarding supplement intake March 9, 2013

    Melbourne: Australian cricketers touring India for the Test series have been warned to be careful about their intake of supplements in the wake of the recent drugs saga mainly affecting rugby clubs. Michael Clarke's team is midway through a four-match series in India and trailing 0-2 after a demoralising innings...
  • Australia cricketers told to watch out on supplement intake in India March 7, 2013

    Melbourne: Australian cricketers touring India for the Test series have been warned to be careful about their intake of supplements in the wake of the recent drugs saga mainly affecting rugby clubs. Michael Clarke's team is midway through a four-match series in India and trailing 0-2 after a demoralising innings...