Mandhana was pressured to retire harm after taking a blow to her head throughout the workforce’s first Ladies’s World Cup warm-up fixture in opposition to South Africa right here on Sunday, which India received by two runs.
The batter was hit by a Shabnim Ismail bouncer.
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In response to an ICC report, the 25-year-old Mandhana was assessed by the workforce physician following the incident and was initially declared match to proceed, solely to retire harm an over and a half later after one other session.
The report additional acknowledged that the left-hander felt no concussion signs based on the medical workers on the time, nor skilled delayed results from the incident.
Nonetheless, BCCI secretary Jay Shah issued a recent replace on Mandhana’s present standing.
“Smriti Mandhana sustained a blow to her left ear and decrease temple whereas batting within the warm-up recreation in opposition to South Africa in Rangiora. Smriti was instantly assessed by the match-day physician who anticipated a delayed concussion,” Shah acknowledged in a launch.
“After additional evaluation, Smriti was identified with a light mushy tissue harm to her left earlobe which brought about discomfort whereas batting and due to this fact she needed to go away the sphere retired harm,” he up to date.
Taking Mandhana off the sphere was extra of a precautionary measure, the discharge acknowledged.
“As a security precaution, she was rested for the remainder of the match and is presently below statement. Presently, the opening batter is doing superb and her situation is secure.”
“Her progress will probably be monitored by the medical workforce and a choice on her participation within the subsequent match will probably be taken accordingly,” Shah concluded.
The trendy batter regarded in superb fettle whereas scoring her twentieth half-century in her earlier ODI in opposition to New Zealand earlier than the upcoming 50-over showpiece.
Mandhana has to date scored 2461 runs in 64 ODIs, together with 4 centuries.
India are scheduled to play one other warm-up, in opposition to West Indies, earlier than starting their World Cup marketing campaign in opposition to Pakistan on March 6.
Within the warm-up in opposition to South Africa, India posted 244 for 9 after a century from Harmanpreet Kaur and Yastika Bhatia‘s 58.
Luus and Laura Wolvaardt made half-centuries for South Africa however they could not get the workforce throughout the road, as left-arm spinner Rajeshwari Gayakwad picked up 4 for 46 in 10 overs.