Cricket Legend Matthew Hayden Fractures Spine In Surfing Accident

Matthew Hayden has said he is on the 'road to recovery' following the accident.

Former Australian Test cricketer Matthew Hayden said he "dodged a bullet" while surfing on Friday.

In an Instagram post the cricketer was sporting a neck brace and lacerations on his head.

In his post he thanks friends and the 'fast diagnosis' of a 'fractured C6, torn C5, C4 ligaments'.

He said he had 'dodged a bullet' and was on the road to recovery.

In a previous post he had mentioned he had been surfing with his son when he had the accident and it 'was game over'.