Corey Anderson excited to be back on the cricket field after injury layoff
Talking about the injury, one of Christchurch's orthopedic surgeon, Grahame Inglis had inserted 10cm of titanium cable and some screws into Anderson's spine, repairing a fracture.
Updated - Feb 8, 2018 5:51 pm
Veteran New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson is all set to make a comeback to competitive cricket after a long layoff. Anderson had a surgery on his spine last year following which, he has been out of action on the cricket field. Now, Anderson is very excited to take the field for the Northern Districts A in his comeback game. The match wil be played next week in Taupo.
As per the quotes in stuff.co.nz, the head coach of the Northern Districts A Stephen Cunis has revealed that Corey Anderson is very excited to get on the field. He noted that the match will be a three day game and Anderson is confident of pulling it off well.
“The big thing is it’s a three-day game. We wanted to make sure he was comfortable to playing that length of time, and he is confident and happy,” quoted Northern Districts A coach Stephen Cunis.
Will perform in all departments
Cunis further added that Anderson is fully fit and hence, will take the field in the capacity of an all-rounder. Talking about the injury, one of Christchurch’s orthopedic surgeon, Grahame Inglis had inserted 10cm of titanium cable and some screws into Anderson’s spine, repairing a fracture. Anderson has certainly recovered well from the surgery.
“He’ll be batting and bowling. He’ll be on bowling loads, obviously, but yes, he’ll be doing everything that’s required of him. He’s got a lot of experience which will help him… coming back from injury. I’m really excited for him. We are excited to see what he can do,” Cunis added further.
Northern Districts A Squad:
Henry Cooper, Dillon Kelliher, Bharat Popli, Joe Carter, Corey Anderson, Chris Swanson, Peter Bocock, Sean Davey, James Baker, Matthew Fisher, Yogesh Kumar, Brayden Gaylor.