Ishan Kishan struck on the head in the second T20I and came out normal in the CT scan
India star wicket-keeper batter Ishan Kishan has been ruled out of the third T20I against Sri Lanka while he had sustained a blow to his head during the batting on Saturday.
India star wicket-keeper batter Ishan Kishan has been dropped out of the 3rd T20I against Sri Lanka in Dharamsala.
“Team India wicket-keeper Ishan Kishan was struck on the head while batting in the 2nd T2OI at Dharamsala on Saturday. Accompanied by a Team Doctor, he was taken to a local hospital last night for a check-up where a CT scan was conducted. The findings of the CT scan are normal,”the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) stated in a press release on Sunday.
“The BCCI Medical Team will continue to closely monitor his signs of concussion. Ishan is ruled out of the third and final T20I against Sri Lanka,”the press release added.
Kishan had sustained a blow to his head in the second T20I against Sri Lanka during the batting on Saturday and was sent to a hospital in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh.
“I have been attached to the Indian team and I got information that an Indian player, who has sustained a head injury, has been brought in the hospital. His CT scan was conducted and he has been under observation,”news agency ANI quoted a Dr. Shubham as saying.
Aside from Ishan Kishan, Sri Lanka batter Dinesh Chandimal was rushed to the hospital after he go through a thumb injury while fielding in the second T20I.
“A Sri Lankan player has also been admitted in the hospital, after receiving a thumb injury in the second T20I. We are monitoring everything right now,”added Dr. Shubham.
In the second T20I, Shreyas Iyer smashed a stylish fifty before Jadeja hits 45 off 18 balls and both of them put up an exceptional batting display to seal the victory with 17 balls to spare.
By this victory, India also sealed the two-match T20 series with a game to go. The third T20 will be played between both sides will be on Sunday.