Nasty collision sees Ahmed Shehzad stretchered off the field
The latest development suggests that Shehzad is responding in the hospital and is talking as well.
Published - Mar 31, 2017 12:38 am | Updated - Mar 31, 2017 1:08 am
Pakistani cricketer Ahmed Shehzad was involved in a nasty on-field collision with West Indies batsman Chadwick Walton during the second T20I between the two sides at the Queen’s Park oval. The incident took place during the West Indies run chase in the 2nd T20I match. In the 4th over of the innings, on the last ball, it was pacer Sohail Tanvir who bowled one straight up to Chadwick. He managed to fend it back past the bowler and wanted a quick single taken.
The non-striker Marlon Samuels obliged and both the batsmen took off for a cheeky single. It was just then that a very alert Ahmed Shehzad came in running from the point region. He tried to cut down on the single and effect a run out with his diving effort. However, in the ugly turn of events, he ended up colliding with Chadwick, who dived to get back in the crease. The scene was definitely not a very pleasing one for the fans and Shehzad found it tough getting up after falling on the ground.
He looked in some serious pain and the neck brace was soon out on the ground. The physio came in running and the Pakistani cricketers looked very worried standing there surrounding him. An ambulance soon came to the ground. The only positive sign that the fans and players could see was Shehzad keeping his eyes open. He was stretchered off the field by the groundsmen and officials.
A few minutes later though by the 11th over Shehzad returned on the field and looked like it there was serious damage caused due to the injury.