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Victorian cricketer Jason Bakker bashed at junior footy training

Former Victorian cricketer Jason Bakker, who is now the manager of cycling champion Cadel Evans, has reportedly been assaulted at junior football training by another parent.

Bakker, 53, was coaching a junior side when he was attacked and according to News Corp was left with suspected broken bones last Thursday night.

Police are investigating the incident at Williamstown Junior Football Club, with the melee reportedly starting because a father was upset his son had not been selected in a team.

It is understood Bakker was knocked to the ground by the man and has suffered additional injuries to his broken bones.

Bakker played a handful of matches for Victoria between 1995 and 2000 before he founded Signature Sports which manages several high-profile athletes, including 2011 Tour de France winner Evans.

The all-rounder made 370 runs in his 11 matches for the Bushrangers at an average of 19.47 and took 19 wickets at 32, with his best figures 4-40.

Former teammates Jason Bakker and Merv Hughes. Credit: Hamish Blair/Getty Images

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