THIS former England and Chennai Tremendous Kings cricketer injured in CRASH, airlifted to hospital | Cricket Information

England and former Chennai Tremendous Kings all-rounder Andrew Flintoff was concerned in an accident whereas capturing for the BBC present ‘High Gear’ and needed to be airlifted to the hospital whereas filming at Dunsfold Park Aerodrome in Surrey, England. “Freddie was injured in an accident on the High Gear check observe this morning with crew medics attending the scene instantly. He has been taken to hospital for additional remedy and we are going to verify extra particulars sooner or later,” Sky Sports activities quoted a BBC spokesperson.

In 2005, Flintoff helped England win the Ashes for the primary time in 18 years earlier than serving to his group reclaim the urn 4 years later. This achievement stands out within the historical past of English cricket.

On the conclusion of the 2009 Ashes sequence, he introduced his retirement from Check cricket. Flintoff performed in just one season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2009 and turned out for MS Dhoni-led Chennai Tremendous Kings. Flintoff performed in solely performed in 3 video games for CSK.

He additionally ended his profession in different types of the game in 2010. He final competed in skilled boxing in Manchester in November 2012, defeating American Richard Dawson by unanimous choice.

The daddy-of-four has offered High Gear since 2019 and mentioned on the time, as quoted by Sky Sports activities, “It’s not typically you will have the prospect to do each of your dream jobs, however I’m now fortunate sufficient to say I’ll have. I’ve all the time been keen about automobiles and I`m so excited to be becoming a member of the High Gear group.”

Since beginning to work on the present, Flintoff has been concerned in accidents earlier than. The presenter slammed right into a market stall in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, in February 2019, inflicting a minor mishap. He had a second accident the place he got here out unharmed whereas working a three-wheel car at a claimed pace of 124 mph whereas filming for High Gear at Elvington Airfield in Yorkshire that very same 12 months.

(with ANI inputs)

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