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Afghanistan’s star spinner fails concussion test

Afghanistan’s star spinner fails concussion test

Jun 09, 2019 - 08:39

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Afghanistaninfo-icon’s spin sensation Rashid Khan failed the concussion test after suffering a blow to his head in Saturday’s Worldinfo-icon Cup match against the Kiwis.

As a result, Afghanistan decided not to field Khan during their unsuccessful chase of 173 in Taunton. A bouncer from Lockie Ferguson struck the bowler’s helmet.

Having failed the concussion test, the star spinner did not take to the field to bowl. The incident occurred in the 34th over of

New Zealand players, including ski[[er Kane Williamson, rushed to check Khan after being hit by a 138 kph delivery. The ball ricocheted on the stumps as Khan returned to the hut.

"He has been pulled out as a precaution after being hit on his head while batting," the International Cricket Council (ICC) said.

PANinfo-icon Monitor/mud



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