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November 17, 2007
Cumming was poleaxed on the first day in Centurion when he mistimed an attempted hook off Dale Steyn and the ball hit him on the right cheek.
"He was operated on today and several plates were inserted into his face in the cheek and jaw area," Lindsay Crocker, the team manager, said.
Crocker said Cumming was kept in intensive care overnight for observation and that doctors were satisfied with his condition. "He's come through it pretty well," Crocker said. "He was a bit of a mess but his surgeons are happy with the work they've done."
Crocker said Cumming was not likely to be ready to return to New Zealand for a week.
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Stats highlights from the fourth ODI between India and West Indies in Dharamsala