Women’s World Cup: Smriti Mandhana ‘stable’ after being struck on head

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Women's World Cup: Smriti Mandhana 'stable' after being struck on head
Women's World Cup: Smriti Mandhana 'stable' after being struck on head

Women’s World Cup: Smriti Mandhana ‘stable’ after being struck on head

Indian team opener Smriti Mandhana is stable after struck on the head in a warm-up game ahead of the ICC Women’s World Cup.

While batting in a warm-up game against South Africa in Rangiora, Smriti Mandhana received a knock to her left ear and lower temple. Smriti evaluated right away by the match doctor, who predicted a delayed concussion. She identified with a slight soft tissue damage to her left earlobe. After additional examination, which caused her difficulty while batting and forced her to leave the field injured.

“As a safety precaution, she rested for the rest of the match and is currently under observation. Presently, the opening batter is doing fine and her condition is stable,” BCCI in a statement said.

“Her progress will monitored by the medical team. And a decision on her participation in the next match will taken accordingly,” the statement added.

On Sunday, India defeated South Africa by 2 runs in a warm-up match.