SL v WI: Debutant Solozano to be in hospital in a single day, scans show no structural damage (ld) – Galle News


“UPDATE Jeremy Solozano’s scans show no structural damage. He will be kept at the hospital overnight for observation. We will continue to keep you posted on any further updates from our Medical team,” tweeted CWI from its official deal with.

Earlier, Solozano had to be taken to the hospital after being hit on the top whereas fielding on the ahead quick leg. Such was the affect of the blow that Solozano had to be stretchered off the sphere. The unlucky incident occurred on the fourth ball of the twenty fourth over in the course of the first session on day one of many Test at Galle Stadium.

Roston Chase bowled a brief supply to Sri Lankan captain Dimuth Karunaratne. In response, Karunaratne struck a strong pull shot off backfoot straight in the route of Solozano, who obtained little or no time in making an attempt to duck the ball. The 26-12 months-previous was then smashed in entrance of his helmet grille with the rear a part of the helmet coming off on affect.

Solozano lay nonetheless on the bottom, surrounded by the gamers whereas the physio tended to him. In the dressing room, West Indies coach Phil Simmons seemed a anxious man. Solozano was consequently stretchered off the sphere by the medical employees and was taken to a hospital in an ambulance.

“Injury Update. Debutant Jeremy Solozano was stretchered off the field after receiving a blow to his helmet while fielding. He has been taken to the hospital for scans. We are hoping for a speedy recovery. We’ll update you once we hear more. Shai Hope is the substitute fielder at this time,” CWI had tweeted that point.

After electing to bat first, Sri Lanka are 267/3 in 88 overs with Karunaratne unbeaten at 132 off 265 balls with Dhananjaya de Silva giving him firm, remaining not out at 56 off 77 balls. For West Indies, Chase had figures of two/42 whereas Shannon Gabriel had one scalp to his identify.

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