Nottinghamshire captain Dan Christian suffered an unexpected a black eye while receiving England's T20 competition trophy yesterday.

The Australian all-rounder helped lead his side to victory in the NatWest T20 Blast final over the Birmingham Bears but then copped a trophy to the eye during the award presentation.

Christian posted an image on Twitter with his winner's medal in his mouth: "That's why you play. Thanks to the presentation lady for the black eye!"

Black Caps spin bowler Ish Sodhi also picked up a winners' medal with New Zealand teammates Colin de Grandhomme, Jeetan Patel and Grant Elliott on the losing side.

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