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Cricket: Spotlight turns on quality of helmets

26 February 2016

Cricket equipment.

McClenaghan, a member of the New Zealand cricket team, suffered an awful eye injury when felled by a Pakistani bouncer that went through the grill of an old Masuri helmet.

Cowan, an Australian cricketer, said "Another victim to a ball through the grill of an old Masuri helmet. How they were ever deemed safe is beyond me."

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Keywords: helmet, cricket, transforming, characteristics of technological outcomes, technological modelling

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