ECB Sport Science and Medicine

Concussion in Cricket

Concussion is a complex and potentially significant brain injury that must be taken seriously. Failure to do so can have major immediate and long-term consequences. Find resources and advice below on concussion in cricket.

Concussion education module

Concussion awareness is increasing in all sports from recreational to elite levels. Cricket is no different. Our online concussion education module is designed for both the professional and recreational game.

Concussion resources and downloads

Coaches & Umpires

Healthcare Professionals

Players & Parents

Return to play

Regardless of the extent or nature of the concussion there is a need for immediate cognitive and physical rest.

Head injury advice

Any player with a suspected head injury must be monitored both on and off the field; the player should not leave the ground without being provided with head injury advice.