VIDEO: John Hastings helmet knocked off with lethal bouncer by Ben Cutting

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The MCG paused in shock when Melbourne Stars skipper John Hastings’ helmet came flying off his head after coming into contact with a lethal bouncer bowled by Brisbane Heat’s all-rounder Ben Cutting.

John Hastings hit on helmet

Hastings tried to pull Cutting over the rope as Melbourne Stars tried to salvage some late runs, but instead, he copped 129 km/h of force straight to the face.

John Hastings Helmet

As the helmet collected his bearings, he managed to avoid being bowled by kicking the Kookaburra away from the stumps.

Here’s the video: