With England having just gained the advantage in the Ashes, news that Kevin Pietersen will be sidelined through injury for the rest of the series has rocked the England set-up and put the hopes of England fans in jeopardy.
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With this in mind, we take a look back at the injuries that kept the nation on tenterhooks, plus a few from around the sporting world that kept sports fans awake at night.
But which injuries do you think shook the nation hardest? Leave your comments and suggestions below.