Russell was uncomfortable with the injury during the first over of Islamabad’s innings. Russell was immediately moved under treatment by ambulance.
Andre Russell injured
West Indies star all-rounder Andre Russell has been hit in the head with a ball. Andre Russell was injured while batting in a Pakistan Super League (PSL) match. Andre Russell is playing for PSL team Quetta Gladiators. In the match against Islamabad United, bowler Muhammad Musa hit a ball directly to his head. Although he was batting after the injury, he was feeling unwell.
Russell was uncomfortable with the injury during the first over of Islamabad’s innings. Russell was immediately moved under treatment by ambulance. Where it was scanned. The incident happened when Andre Russell Quetta was playing in the 14th over during Quetta’s batting innings. In the first over, Russell hit two sixes in two overs. Moses then threw a bouncer ball to Russell which hit him on the head.
He continued the game even after the ball hit the part of the helmet on the head of all-rounder Russell. However, he lost his wicket on the next ball. Russell lost the wicket for 13 runs. Russell was taken off the field on a stretcher as soon as he felt uncomfortable with his injury. Where he was moved directly by ambulance for treatment.
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Russell was replaced by Naseem Shah under PSL’s Quetta Gladiators Connection Substitute. Naseem is a fast bowler and he was fielded. Quetta’s team was annoyed by the rival captain throwing a fast bowler during his bowling innings. Rival team Islamabad United captain Shadab Khan was annoyed.
Quetta lost by 10 wickets
The player can be replaced under the Connection Substitute rule, if the match referee deems it life for like. The match referee approved Naseem as Russell’s replacement, as Russell had batted first. Russell could have contributed to the bowling in the second inning. Quetta lost by 10 wickets to Islamabad. Colin Monroe played a tumultuous game of 90 off 36 balls. Without which the wicket surpassed the target of 134 runs.