May 6, 2013, 1:02 pm
On May 6, 1962, a metallic fast bowler entered this world. Neil Foster is remembered more for his injuries than his cricketing sojourn. A fine cricketing career was curtailed by barrage of injuries so much that once an airport metal detector was set off when Foster, who had metal plates in his body, passed through it. One of the most promising careers was truncated at 31, courtesy of yet another injury. Sarang Bhalerao looks at the cricketing career of one of England’s most promising fast bowlers: Neil Foster.