My world was shrinking – I could only see half of it. AB de Villiers was fielding at cover and he came rushing over to help. When he looked at me his face changed dramatically and he turned away with an instinctive ‘oooh’.
and he came rushing over to help. When he looked at me his face changed dramatically and he turned away with an instinctive “oooh”. It was my first confirmation that something was badly wrong. Many weeks later, AB told me he thought he had seen a black pupil running down the corner of my cheek. I didn’t know about that at the time. Fortunately.
Brandon ran onto the field and, putting my arm around his shoulder, started helping me off. I was walking fine although I was beginning to shut down mentally. The shock was setting in. Suddenly it was like my legs had been cut off and I’d been shot by a sniper at the same time. I could feel nothing below my waist, let alone in my feet. I dropped to the ground like a brick. I was car-