London, June 17 (IANS) Australia all-rounder Moises Henriques was released from hospital following his on-field collision with teammate Rory Burns while playing in a Twenty20 match for English county club Surrey.
Henriques broke his jaw in three places and will require further dental surgery while Burns was discharged on Tuesday with several internal and external stitches to his head and cheek.
Surrey let cricket fans know of the latest development via Twitter, saying, “More good news on the lads – Moises has now been released from hospital and will see a dental specialist tomorrow (Wednesday). He’s improving slowly!”
The positive news follows the outpouring of admiration the pair received after Burns posted a powerful photo via Twitter of him and Henriques holding hands not long after they were rushed to hospital from the ground.
It was shared millions of times around the world on various social media platforms with most applauding Henriques and Burns for their spirit in a time of adversity.