New Delhi: Like any sport, cricket too has several physical dangers attached to it. (READ: When Virat Kohli's name was heard in Rajya Sabha during crucial GST Bill debate)
Though it is not a contact spot, there is always the worry of a bouncer knocking a batsman down.
While equipment has improved, cases like that of Phil Hughes still continue to haunt the cricket world.
Over the years, fans have witnessed several nasty collisions on the cricket field.
Virat Kohli was once part of such an incident as he crashed into Rohit Shama during a match against Pakistan at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur in 2012.
This happened in the 38th over when Umar Akmal played Ravichandran Ashwin’s ball towards square-leg.
Kohli from deep mid-wicket and Rohit from deep backward square-leg raced towards the ball to prevent the batsmen from picking up a second run.
Here is what happened next...