Cricket

Mark Nicholas in hospital during MCG Test

2016-12-26 11:01
Mark Nicholas (Getty)

Melbourne - Cricket commentator Mark Nicholas was resting in hospital on Monday after being taken by ambulance from the Melbourne Cricket Ground on the first day of the second cricket Test between Australia and Pakistan.

England-born Nicholas, a former Hampshire captain and a long-time member of the television commentary team for Australia's Channel Nine, was taken to Epworth Hospital suffering severe stomach pains.

Paramedics treated Nicholas after he fell ill in the commentary box and recommended he be taken to hospital. He was not on air at the time.

A Channel Nine spokesperson said 59-year-old Nicholas was "doing much better this evening and is in good spirits.

He wants to thank the MCG staff for all of their help and the Channel Nine viewers and cricket community for their good wishes."

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