West Indies debutant Jeremy Solozano suffered a nasty blow on the top whereas fielding in the ongoing first Test against Sri Lanka at Galle Worldwide Stadium on Sunday.
All of it occurred within the twenty fourth over of Sri Lanka’s first innings on Day 1. Roston Chase bowled a brief supply on center to Dimuth Karunaratne, who rocked again and went for a pull.
The shot was hit onerous, however sadly, the crimson leather-based banged into the helmet of quick leg fielder Solozano. The rear a part of the helmet got here off as he was hit. The influence of the shot was so onerous that the fielder instantly took off his helmet and went down on the bottom.
Quickly the physio got here out on the sphere, with Solozano mendacity straight down on the bottom. He was surrounded by all the West Indies crew in addition to the Sri Lanka batters. The 26-year-old was then taken off the sphere because the ambulance rushed in across the sidelines.
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“Harm Replace, Police vehicles revolving mild Debutant Jeremy Solozano was stretchered off the sphere after receiving a blow to his helmet whereas fielding. He has been taken to the hospital for scans. We hope for a speedy restoration,” tweeted West Indies cricket whereas sharing an replace.
🚨Harm Replace 🚨 Debutant Jeremy Solozano was stretchered off the sphere after receiving a blow to his helmet whereas fielding.
— Windies Cricket (@windiescricket) November 21, 2021
In the meantime, Sri Lanka have scored 61/0 in 27 overs within the first session of play with Pathum Nissanka (25 not out) and skipper Karunaratne (32 not out) within the center.
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