Sunshine Coast Scorchers Alecz Day. Photo: Warren Lynam
Sunshine Coast Scorchers Alecz Day. Photo: Warren Lynam

Cricket star on the mend after shock collapse

CRICKET: Sunshine Coast Scorchers all-rounder Alecz Day continues to make small inroads in his recovery from a shock collapse at training.

The 29-year-old was slowly brought out of sedation over the weekend and has now been shifted out of intensive care at Sunshine Coast University Hospital and into a ward where his next stage of recovery will begin.

The latest news was announced by the Sunshine Coast Cricket Association on social media on Tuesday morning.

>> QUICK ACTION 'SAVES CRICKETER'S LIFE' AFTER SHOCK COLLAPSE

It's some positive signs in what has been a traumatic few days for the Day family and the Sunshine Coast cricket community.

Day was rushed into intensive care and placed in an induced coma last Thursday night after he fell to the ground and stopped breathing following warm up drills at Maroochydore Cricket Club.

Teammates performed CPR on Day for nearly 15 minutes before an ambulance arrived with a defibrillator.

It's believed his medical emergency was caused by a clot in Day's coronary artery.



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