New Delhi: The Pakistan Super League (PSL), which was postponed a few months ago due to Corona virus, has been started once again in the UAE. Many players from all over the world are playing in this league. One of these players is the name of the legendary West Indies player Andre Russell. Russell has been badly injured in a recent match.
The ball hit Russell’s helmet
Andre Russell always looks a little weak in front of short balls. Despite being one of the fastest batsmen in the world, Russell doesdge in front of this ball. Something similar was also seen in the PSL match between Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators. In this match, a ball hit Russell’s helmet and he was injured.
carried out on a stretcher
In fact, during the Gladiators’ innings in this match, Mohammad Musa came to throw the 14th over for Islamabad. A fast short ball from this bowler went straight on the helmet of Russell. After this the medical staff came and checked Russell and he agreed to bat again. However, he was out on the very next ball. Before going to the pavilion, he looked a bit uncomfortable and had to be taken off the field on a stretcher. Fast bowler Naseem Shah was called on the field as a concussion substitute.
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Islamabad won by 10 wickets
Batting first in this match, Gladiators had given Islamabad a target of 134 runs. In response, Islamabad comfortably won the match in 10 overs without losing a wicket. Openers Colin Munro and Usman Khawaja from Islamabad gave their team victory.