Shadab Khan sent off-field after neck injury in nasty blow at Vitality Blast

Shadab Khan sent off field after neck injury in nasty blow

Pakistani leg-spinner Shadab Khan was taken off-field after sustaining a neck harm throughout a match on the ongoing T20 Vitality on Friday evening.

The 24-year-old cricketer, who’s making his debut on the UK’s county cricket with Sussex Sharks, reportedly had a nasty collision together with his teammate, Nathan McAndrew, in an try to take a catch whereas fielding within the match towards Somerset. 

The collision occurred on the fourth ball of the seventh over when Somerset’s Tom Kohler-Cadmore top-edged a supply over further cowl. The sport was halted for good 10 minutes as each the fielders went down on the bottom, requiring quick medical consideration.

Shadab went by way of a concussion protocol earlier than being despatched off the sector. The cricketer’s situation was then constantly monitored. In the meantime, McAndrew accomplished his 4 overs after medical remedy together with concussion protocol.

Sussex’s head coach Paul Farbrace gave an replace on Shadab’s well-being, saying that he had a “little bit of a sore neck” however was alright.

He mentioned that the docs had felt it was finest to take Shadab out of the sport.

“They’re each alright that is a very powerful factor,” Farbrace added whereas referring to the 2 affected cricketers.

He mentioned {that a} worse scenario may have occurred however the gamers had been doing positive now.

Because of the harm, Shadab didn’t come out to bowl, which gave Somerset an opportunity to effortlessly chase the 184-run goal. He earlier confronted eight deliveries and scored 9 runs powered by a six within the first innings.

Shadab is among the 9 Pakistani gamers that includes on this 12 months’s version of the Vitality Blast that kicked off final week. That is the twenty first version of the match which was the primary precision T20 league when it began in June 2003 because the Twenty20 Cup.