Glenn Maxwell is set to miss months of cricket after breaking his leg in a “freak accident”, Cricket Australia said on Sunday.
The all-rounder underwent surgery in Melbourne on Saturday to repair a fractured left fibula.
A statement did not confirm how the injury was suffered, but The Age reports that it was due to an accident at a friend’s 50th birthday.
According to the publication, Maxwell was running around a tennis court with his friend when the pair tripped and fell, and the cricketer’s leg became trapped.
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