Michael Carberry diagnosed with cancer; well wishes pour in from cricket world

England batsman Michael Carberry has been diagnosed with a cancerous tumour and his county Hampshire have confirmed the same. The left-handed opening batsman felt unwell and missed the County Championship match against Warwickshire. He was then sent for tests and we learn that there will be more examinations before he starts with the treatment. Also Read: Michael Carberry imitates Sir Viv Richards

The 35-year-old missed an England Performance Programme tour in late 2010 and a major part of the 2011 season due to blood clots on a lung. He was a part of England’s disastrous Ashes campaign in 2013-14 in Australia. The Hampshire pro has played six Tests for England, averaging 28.75.

His well-wishers from the cricket fraternity expressed their concerns through tweets: