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Smriti Mandhana steady after head blow, below remark

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Indian opener Smriti Mandhana has been cleared to proceed taking part in on the ICC Girls’s World Cup after taking a blow to the top in the course of the crew’s first warm-up fixture towards South Africa.

Mandhana was compelled to retire harm after being hit on the top by a Shabnim Ismail bouncer throughout her crew’s first warm-up sport, which India received by two runs.

In response to an ICC report, the 25-year-old Mandhana was assessed by the crew 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.

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The report additional states that the left-hander felt no concussion signs, based on the medical employees on the time, nor skilled delayed results from the incident.

Later, the Board of Management for Cricket in India confirmed that the batter was nice and below remark.

“Smriti Mandhana sustained a blow to her left ear and decrease temple whereas batting within the warm-up sport towards South Africa in Rangiora. Smriti was instantly assessed by the match-day physician who anticipated a delayed concussion After additional evaluation, Smriti was identified with a light mushy tissue damage to her left earlobe which prompted discomfort whereas batting and due to this fact she needed to depart the sphere retired harm.

“As a security precaution, she was rested for the remainder of the match and is at present below remark. Presently, the opening batter is doing nice and her situation is steady. Her progress shall be monitored by the medical crew and a choice on her participation within the subsequent match shall be taken accordingly,” BCCI Honorary Secretary Jay Shah stated in a media launch.

The fashionable batter seemed in nice fettle whereas scoring her twentieth half-century in her earlier ODI towards New Zealand earlier than the upcoming 50-over showpiece.

Mandhana has up to now scored 2,461 runs in 64 ODIs, together with 4 centuries.

India is scheduled to play one other warm-up, towards West Indies, earlier than starting its World Cup marketing campaign towards Pakistan on March 6.

Within the warm-up towards 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 crew throughout the road, as left-arm spinner Rajeshwari Gayakwad picked up 4 for 46 in 10 overs.

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