Boucher is recovering well - doctor
Specialists are working to restore Mark Boucher's sight after an injury to his left eye on Monday.
JOHANNESBURG - Proteas cricketer Mark Boucher's doctor on Sunday said the best specialists were working to restore the cricketer's sight after a freak accident to his left eye on Monday.
The white part of his eye was lacerated during a during a warm-up fixture for the Proteas tour of England in Somerset, Taunton.
Boucher is showing good signs of recovery, said Cricket South Africa's medical head Dr Shuaib Manjra.
Manjra said the wicketkeeper could now identify hand movements and direction of light with the injured eye.
"We're also trying to get a number of opinions, so we're not relying on one surgeon…We're getting the surgeons to talk to each other."
He said several medical opinions would benefit Boucher more.
The cricketer announced his retirement from international cricket on Tuesday.