Sports Industry Daily comments on the new Masuri StemGuard

This weekend saw Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara become the first player to go bat wearing a Masuri helmet with the new StemGuard clip-on safety attachment.

Earlier this month the British manufacturer unveiled the StemGuard - made of honeycomb plastic and foam - which offers additional protection to the exposed back of the head and neck, the area where Australia batsman Phillip Hughes was unfortunately hit in November.

Masuri has been providing StemGuards to the world’s cricketing governing bodies so players can trial them – but Sangakkara became the first player to wear one when he took to the Sydney Cricket Ground for the run chase against Australia...

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